|Governor hopes for change in education scenario|
PANDU, Sept 7 – Teachers’ Day was celebrated in various parts of Assam on September 5, coinciding with the birth anniversary of Dr S Radhakrishnan, the greatest teacher of the modern age. Among the celebrations, the most colourful was perhaps the one observed under the aegis of Jadav Chandra Bhuyan Memorial Children’s Library, Pandu at Karmashree Hiteswar Saikia Auditorium, Boripara, Pandu which was adorned by the presence of Governor JB Patnaik, Education and Health Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, noted litterateur Homen Borgohain and educationist, Dr Dinesh Baishya.
The Governor, in his address, hoped that under the leadership of Himanta Biswa Sarma, the education scenario of the State would soon see a total transformation and things would certainly be better in the coming days. The Education Minister also pointed out that things are indeed gloomy on the educational front and asserted that he would try his best to remove the existing anomalies. He sought the cooperation of teachers in this respect. Homen Borgohain and Dr Dinesh Baishya also lamented the decay of values in the present-day society and hoped that things would change for the better in the not-too-distant future under the guidance of the present Education Minister.
Earlier, Subrata Dutta, secretary, Jadav Chandra Bhuyan Memorial Children’s Library, welcomed the gathering. A book titled Utsamookh written by Dr Prasanta Chakrabarty of Cotton College was also released on the occasion by the Governor and Borgohain.
Dr Nilmohan Roy, vice-chairman of JCBMC Library proposed the vote of thanks.