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Dy CM Dr Nirmal Singh Exhorts teachers to focus on boosting confidence, widening mental horizons of students

Extracurricular activities have equal role in personality development as of academics: Dy CM Dr Nirmal Singh
Exhorts teachers to focus on boosting confidence, widening mental horizons of students
Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, exhorted upon the students to pay equal focus on extracurricular activities along with academics as both are vital for their overall personality development.
Deputy Chief Minister said this during a debate competition on the topic Googleization organized by ‘The Tribune’ at Shiksha Niketan School Higher Secondary School Jeevan Nagar in which students from 14 schools of Jammu participated.
“Personality development means enhancing and grooming one’s inner and outer personality thus enabling an individual to bring about a positive change in his life and the society”, the Dy CM maintained while asking teachers to focus on boosting confidence, improving communication skills and widening mental horizons of students to enable them to face the impending challenges of today’s world.
The Deputy Chief Minister, while appreciating the efforts of the Tribune for organizing such a meaningful and informative event, said that such occasions provide platform to students to show their hidden talent and to realize their dreams.
Lauding the efforts of the school management, the Deputy Chief Minister said that the institute is imparting quality and value based education among students to help them excel in academics besides providing world class professional experience to make the students as global leaders.
Dr. Singh asked the students to learn and know more and more about the cultural heritages of the state. Love and respect the cultural heritage of the State and create awareness about it among masses, he maintained.
Later, the Deputy Chief Minister distributed cash prizes and mementoes among the winners, runner-up and participants.
Supriya from Presentation Convent School, Gandhi Nagar was adjudged 1st, Mahaveer and Raj Rishi Rai of Delhi Public School Jammu were adjudged 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Resident Editor, The Tribune (India), Arun Joshi, Principal of the school, teachers and students in large number were also present on the occasion.