Hyderabad: Governor of A.P. & Telangana E.S.L. Narasimhan, greeted the children from various schools in Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri, Suryapet districts in Telangana, Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh, who came to the Raj Bhavan on the occasion of Children’s Day on Wednesday.
Addressing the Principals, teachers and students on the occasion, the Governor said that every year Raj Bhavan organises exhibition on a chosen topic for the benefit of students awareness and this year a digital exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi has been organised with the theme of ‘Peace Truth Ahimsa’ coinciding with the 150th year of Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi.
The Governor said that school children in all schools should take up the ‘clean the school’ activity on a designated day in every fortnight, accompanied by the teachers. He said each class should be made responsible to plant and maintain trees and plants in the school premises.
They have to water and maintain the plants and the responsibility lies on Principals, teachers to ensure this. The schools which stand in the forefront in cleanliness, tree plantation and maintenance will be rewarded at the end of the year, said the Governor.
He also said that all schools should conduct one period on moral lessons, if it is not done already. He said it is the responsibility of teachers to make best human beings out of the students.
He said it is the responsibility of Principals and teachers to ensure there are no drop outs in schools and speak to parents and counsel the students in case they find any student dropping out of the school and see that they get back to school.
Governor said he would visit the schools on the days on which they undertake the cleanliness or tree plantation campaigns, if informed in advance.
As many as 600 school children from 25 schools gathered at the Samskruthi Community Centre, Raj Bhavan, as part of the Children’s Day celebrations.
The Governor greeted the tiny tots and interacted with the Principals and teachers of various schools, accompanying the students. Later the school children went round the digital exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi organised on the theme of ‘Peace Truth Ahimsa’.