Governor’s award to HSLC Exam topper Miranda Mongbijam

Imphal, August 26: Manipur Governor Dr Ashwani Kumar on Sunday Conferred annual Governor’s Award and other awards instituted by the Library & Information Centre, Kakching in a solemn function held at its auditorium.

During the function Governor presented altogether 11 different awards instituted by the Centre and others donated by individuals and trust.

The awards included Governor’s award, Phanjoubam Gourahari Singh awards, Kshetrimayum Sanajaoba Singh-Smt Amureima Devi awards, Ksetirymayum Ibohal Singh awards, Kshetrimayum Kullachandra Singh and Sija Devi awards, Moirengthem Toyaima memorial awards, Naorem Ganga Singh award, Yengkhom Yaima Singh medical scholarships, Naorem Niranjoy Memorial Meritorious awards, Dr Kshetrimayum Ratan Singh memorial sports awards and Naorem Amuba Singh teachers’ award.

Apart from the Governor Dr Ashwani Kumar who was the chief guest, the function was also attended by Kakching MLA Y Surchandra Singh and Ksh Subadani, Councillor, Kakching Municipal Council were guest of honour and president respectively.

This year’s Governor’s Award was given to HSLC (Manipur board) topper Miranda Mongbijam of Nirmalabas high school. The award carries cash prize of Rs 5000 and a citation.

Phanjaobam Gourahari Singh Award given annually to girl topper of Kakching residents was bagged by Shougaijam Lessi Devi of Padma Ratna English School. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 300 with a citation. Kshetrimayum Narendra Singh also of Padma Ratna English School bagged HSLC toppers’ award of Kakching residents.

This year’s Naorem Amuba Singh Teacher’s award was given to Kshetrimayum Mangal Singh of Kakching Turel Wangma Ningthou Pareng.

Before presenting the awards, the Governor released poetry book “Nungshibagee Lipun” and souvenir of the Library and Information Centre.

Speaking on the occasion, Governor Dr Ashwani Kumar stressed the need for imparting job oriented education to students as the state faces acute problem of unemployment.

As per latest statistics, literacy rate of the state is 80 percent but state government must try to achieve cent percent literacy rate, Governor said and expressed regret that unemployment rate in the state very high.

Giving advice to the students, the Governor said hard-work and sacrificial spirit should always go together. Meaningful education will prevail when an education policy based on self employment is adopted and implemented in the right way, he added.

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