‘There is a teacher behind every successful person’
Jammu, Sep 05: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today said teachers play the most important role in nation building by providing quality education to the students on whose shoulders lies the onus of raising a strong and developed society.
Terming ‘Teaching’ as the best vocation in the World, the Minister said there is a teacher behind every successful person and it is the only profession which gives rise to all other professions. A person’s life is incomplete without a teacher who not only teaches him textbook education but also inculcates leadership qualities, self confidence, enthusiasm, positivity and courage to deal with any difficult situation in life, he added.
Paying rich tributes to India’s second President, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, on his birth anniversary, the Minister said there is no better service to the nation than spreading knowledge and enlightening someone’s life with the light of education.
The Minister was addressing a gathering of students, teachers and parents during Teachers’ Day celebration organized by Mount Litera Zee School, Tarore in collaboration with Global Peace Organization. An investiture ceremony, seminar on “Save Earth, Save Life” and plantation drive was also organized to mark the birthday celebration of Dr. Radhakrishnan.
Deputy Commissioner, Samba Sheetal Nanda, Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs R A Inqalabi, Assistant Commissioner Income Tax Dr. Ruveda Salam, Joint Director, Information Jammu Manisha Sarin, Joint Controller, Legal Metrology V S Sambyal, Deputy Controller, Legal Metrology Manoj Prabhakar, Regional School Director Zee Learn Ltd. Amita Chaturvedi, Managing Director of the school, P B Kapoor, Chairperson A K Kapoor, Director Ritesh Kapoor, Rahul Kapoor and Trustee, Global-Peace Organization Sheikh Altaf Hussain were also present on the occasion.
Listing out the initiatives taken by the government to provide quality education in schools, the Minister said the standard of teaching and infrastructural facilities are being improved in schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan.
The tiny tots also presented a skit on the importance of tress and put across the message of saving tress very effectively.
Later, the Minister felicitated the students of newly formed Student Council of the school and wished them luck for achieving heights of success in their lives. The dignitaries also planted a sapling in the school premises to give a message of planting more and more tress to save environment.
In the day, the Minister also inspected the ongoing construction works of Office of Controller, Legal Metrology Department at Narwal and directed the offices to ensure that the work gets completed within the fixed deadline.
Controller, Legal Metrology Vipra Bhal was also present on the occasion. (KNS)