UDALGURI, Sept 5 - �Teachers are the torch-bearers of our society, they are the real heroes,� PHE Minister Rihon Daimari said on Thursday, addressing a grand assembly of retired as well as working teachers of Udalguri district.
Addressing the public felicitation programme held at Udalguri HS School as the chief guest, Daimari recalled his student life in the same school, and the affection he got and the cordial relationship he had with his teachers.
Dr Jugal Borah, retired principal of Gohpur HS School and a national award-winning teacher, spoke on the present learning techniques in various educational institutions and suggested more reformation for the betterment of education.
The programme organised by the Teachers� Day celebration committee under the aegis of the BTC Education Department in association with the Inspector of Schools of Udalguri district was chaired by BTC Assembly Speaker Tridip Daimari.
It also honoured 10 best teachers from primary to Higher Secondary level, with a cash amount of Rs 2,000, a sarai and a proficiency certificate, while 189 retired teachers from primary, secondary and HS level were felicitated with a cash amount of Rs 500, an umbrella, a sarai and a felicitation certificate.
Our Tezpur Correspondent adds: Teachers� Day was centrally celebrated at the District Library here by the Sonitpur district administration with pomp and gaiety, Altogether, 54 teachers from different high and Higher Secondary and primary schools under the High School Teachers� Association, Madhyamik Siksak Santha and Tezpur Sub-division Primary Teachers� Association were felicitated.
The teachers were welcomed by a Vaishnavite cultural group. Floral tributes were paid at a portrait of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan by Sonitpur Deputy Commissioner Narshing Pawar.
Former Education Minister Brindaban Goswami and former Controller of Examinations at Tezpur University Dr Bhubaneswar Saharia spoke on the contribution of teachers towards building a better society.
ANN Service from Nilambazar adds: Teachers� Day was celebrated in various places across Karimganj on Thursday. A function was organised at the District Library auditorium, which was chaired by Karimganj Deputy Commissioner MS Manivannam.
Participating as a chief guest, veteran educationist and former MLA Prof Dr Sukendu Shekhar Dutta appealed to the students to dedicate themselves in building a better society.
Altogether, 27 retired teachers of the district were felicitated for their dedicated service and remarkable contributions in academics.
MLA Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha, ADC Ruth Liyenthang, Karimganj Zila Parishad chief executive officer Amalendu Roy, Deputy Inspector of Schools Khoirul Islam Hazari were present.
The Karimganj Teachers� Association celebrated the day with a programme organised at Sambhu Sagar Park. The day was also celebrated at Karimganj College, Rabindra Sadan Girls� College, Nilambazar College, Ramkrishna Nagar College and other government and private educational institutions.
ANN Service from Sivasagar adds: Teachers� Day was celebrated by the Department of Education in association with the Sivasagar district administration. A total of 32 teachers were felicitated on the occasion.
Addressing the meeting held at Sivasagar Natya Mandir, Abdul Zelil, Inspector of Schools, Sivasagar Circle, said that the continuous good performance of Sivasagar district in the HSLC and HSSLC examinations and during Gunotsav was due to the untiring effort of the teachers and he urged them to carry on the good job. Sivasagar Deputy Commissioner Dr Laksmanan S thanked the teachers on the occasion.
Birendra Kumar Gogoi, who was honoured as �Sikshak Mahiyan� along with Pushpalata Bhuyan, called upon the teachers to keep themselves abreast of the latest changes in social sciences, phonetics and phonology. Dr Mukul Chadra Hazarika, professor in the Department of Education at Dibrugarh University, said teachers need a congenial atmosphere to teach and it was everyone�s responsibility to provide that.