IMPHAL, November 26: A new building consisting of three rooms of the Heirok Khunou Primary School was inaugurated on November 25. The school building was constructed under Serva Shiksha Abhiyan.
AI of Heirok circle of the ZEO Thoubal Tekcham Bikomdash, founder of the school Th Ibomcha and special contractor Th Roton, Heirok part II ward member Chaothoi, social worker Th Manichandra attended the function as chief guest, president and guests of honour respectively.
During the function, Bikomdash said that properly maintained school building is necessary for imparting education to the students. Govt of India is enforcing under SSA to enrol each and every child to a school, and adding that this aim SSA is not possible without providing school buildings and teachers. The main factor for the downfall of Govt School for the many years in Manipur is the lack of building and lack of teachers.
The AI of the Heirok circle further maintained that the Govt is now whole heartedly engaging to construct new buildings for various schools that it can compete with the private schools. However, the Govt Schools will definitely improve with a sincere and joint effort of the headmasters/headmistress and also parents towards this goal.
In the past, this school had full student strength and student strength was a problem to the school management, but that was now a history, the president of the function and founder teacher of the school Th Ibotombi narrated in the function and further continued to add that Th Radheshyam Singh, the SP of the Bishnupur District was a student of the school.
Govt is providing teachers to solve the problems arising out from the shortage teacher under SSA, he said adding that the education minister M Okendro Singh also taking initiative in this regard and lauded him for the construction of the new school building.
The head mistress of the school, Thokchom Puinabati Devi told that the students of the school have been taught by eight teachers including SSA teachers. She also expressed her happiness of the initiative of local club and of SSA program through which the school could increase its number of students at the present number of 107, adding that it is a moment proud.