DIMAPUR, Sept 4 - Nagaland Governor PB Acharya has urged teachers to dedicate themselves to providing quality education in order to create a healthy society.
Extending greetings to the teachers on the eve of the Teacher�s Day, the Governor also called upon them to widen the horizon of thinking of the students.
�Our goal must be to create good citizens who are capable of preserving the past and creating the future,� he stated. According to Acharya, lessons in good citizenship inculcated at a young age will go a long way in creating a better society. He said this could be as simple as traffic rules, cleanliness, gender sensitisation, concern for the weak and reverence for the elders.
Stating that the influences and experiences the teachers share with the students would remain with them for a lifetime, Acharya said the teachers lay the foundation of the society. The teachers should be the game changer and socially accountable, he said.
He said apart from academics, the teachers �stand by us at every step to guide, motivate and inspire to become better people�.
�Every successful person remembers with joy and pride the elementary school days and their teachers,� he added.
He expressed gratitude to the teachers for their lifelong dedication and commitment to the great cause of educating the youths.