Srinagar: On the eve of National Education Day, Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Dr G N Itoo kick starts enrolment week in schools here on Sunday.
“To nurture the real potential of students to achieve excellence, the teachers need to be properly trained,” DSEK said while highlighting the need of increasing the enrolment of students in schools.
Itoo said that the students of J&K state are very bright in various fields and have in-built capabilities but the only thing they require is to nurture their capabilities and make every effort to increase the literacy rate of the state and make the vision of making the State successful in education sector a reality.
“For making this possible, we need to mobilize the teachers, provide them training as per the latest trends and practises and follow the path of the First Education Minister of Free India, Maulana Abul Kalaam Azaad,” DSEK said.
On the eve of National Education Day, DSEK stressed upon all the teachers and the teacher trainers to take required steps to make the message of MHRD a reality.
Itoo expressed these views while participating in the divisional level function of National Education Day organized by Directorate of School Education Kashmir in collaboration with Navkriti Foundation, New Delhi in Zone Rainawari.
Journalist Wajahat Qazi and President Navkriti Foundation Rajeev Kumar were the Guests of Honour on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Wajahat Qazi said that the students of our state have inbuilt capabilities which only need to be harnessed properly. He added that to achieve this goal, we need to train our teachers as per latest trends and techniques.
President Navkriti Foundation, New Delhi Rajeev Kumar said that as promised on the day we adopted Govt BMS Kathidarwaza that we will set a computer lab and provide sports kits, on the occasion of National Education Day we have full filled our promise.
“In the current world, computer education is must. We cannot ignore importance of computer education. Also if sports education is carried out accompanied with the academic curriculum, the overall personality of the student is developed to quite an extent. The qualities of the leadership, sharing, team spirit and tolerance are learnt from sports. On this idea NAVKRITI FOUNDATION want our children to be sound both in education and sports so that they help in building strong nation,” he said.
Earlier, DSEK inaugurated the computers provided by Navkriti Foundation to BMS Kathidarwaza in presence of President Navkriti Foundation Rajeev Kumar, General Secretary Asif Nabi Khan, CEO Srinagar, ZEO Rainawari and other officers of the department.
The students of the school presented a welcome song on the occasion.
BMS Kathidarwaza was adopted by Navkriti Foundation and the students of the school were assured of many education facilities by the foundation. The school was also presented with sports kids for the students.
Chief Education Officer Srinagar, Mudasir Kaleem Fazili formally welcomed the guests at the start of the event and Zonal Education Officer Rainawari Shaista Masrat thanked all the guests at the end of the event.
Meanwhile, on the occasion of National Education Day, many events were organized in many schools of across Kashmir division by Directorate of School Education Kashmir in which students, teachers, parents and educationists participated in large numbers.
During these events the participants remembered the contribution of the First Education Minister of Free India Abul Kalaam Azaad towards Education sector and also reiterated the resolve to follow him as a role model.