Focus should be on imparting diverse knowledge as no nation can progress in isolation: LG

Silver Jubilee celebration of KEMS
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Port Blair
22 Jul 2017

Students play a significant role in the progress of any nation and imparting quality education to them is essential, as it will act as a catalyst in achieving the desired goals, said the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. JagdishMukhi while speaking as the chief guest at the Silver Jubilee Celebration of Kamaraj English Medium School at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Auditorium here this evening. He said, education should not be confined to academic knowledge alone but should also include moral values for the overall development of the students.
The Lt. Governor opined that every student should have the basic knowledge of the Constitution of India and urged the teachers to ensure that along with academic teaching, the students are enlightened about the fundamentals of the Constitution of India too. He further said, development of any nation cannot be in isolation and with rapid globalization; knowledge of economy as well as diversity of heritages should also be imparted to the students as they are the future of the country.
The Lt. Governor remarked that A&N Islands are a true representation of unity in diversity, as people from different parts of the country, irrespective of religion, language or creed live in perfect harmony here. This living example, he said, is to be emulated by the rest of the country. Similarly, educational institutions in the Isles are also catering to the needs of the students by imparting education through different medium of instructions, the Lt. Governor added.
Congratulating the School for completing 25 glorious years in the field of education, the Lt. Governor lauded the Principal, Teachers, Students, Staff and the Management for imparting quality education to the students of these Islands hailing from different backgrounds. The Lt. Governor said, he is happy to learn that this year, the overall pass percentage of Class XII was 98% while for Class X it was cent percent. He also bestowed his best wishes and blessings on the School for all its future endeavours.
Earlier, the Lt. Governor garlanded the portrait of Bharat Ratna K. Kamaraj. He  also presented the Best Student Award (Boys/Girls) of KEMS to Ashok Praveen and S. Ravina, while the Best All Rounder Award was given to T. Sreejit Vijay.
A mesmerizing Yoga demonstration by the students drew huge applause from the gathering. Cultural programmes consisting of invocation dance, fusion dance, village cultural folk dance, state wise dance, western dance and theme song were presented by the students to mark the occasion.
\Welcoming the gathering, the Principal, KEMS, Smti. V.S. Beena highlighted the achievements of the school and stated that the 25th year celebration marks a historical moment for the KEMS family. She also presented the Annual Report of the school on the occasion. The Vice Principal, Mr J. Manimuthu proposed the vote of thanks.