Chander Bhaga High School celebrates Annual Day
Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 31: Former Minister and Congress leader Sh Sham Lal Sharma said that schools should focus on moral values rather than mere education to the students.
The former Minister was speaking in the Annual Day function of Chander Bhaga High School, Akhnoor as a chief guest.
The function started with the lamp lighting by chief guest Sham Lal Sharma (Former Minister), guest of honour Gopal Singh (S.D.M Akhnoor), special guests Nazneen Akhtar (Z.E.O Akhnoor), Kuldeep Kumar Badyal (Principal GHSS), Dr. Swaran Singh Chib (District Youth Services and Sport Officer, Reasi), Sher Singh (Ex. Z.P.E.O Akhnoor) and from the Management of School, Raman Gupta and Aradhana Mahajan.
Sharma in his speech strongly advocated for change in the present educational set up and suggested to introduce moral education subject in every school from primary level. He said parents and teachers have also greater role to play in this direction and they must instil the moral ethics and rich ethos of Indian culture in the students so that they become good citizens and contribute for the welfare of the society and nation. He said on the eve of New Year “we all should take a pledge to save the Girl Child and raise our voice against the crimes against the females and to contribute for a healthy and prosperous society”.
He asked teachers that while nurturing the students to achieve new highs in science, technology and modern studies, equal attention is paid to outdoor activities like sports, travel, etc which enables physical and mental development of the child.