Jammu: Emphasizing teachers to be facilitator and role model for their students, Speaker Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta Tuesday said “a good and visionary teacher can play a prominent role in shaping future of a student.
“The role of teacher in a society is significant and valuable having far reaching influence on people so it becomes his prime responsibility to uphold the sanctity of his profession by being competent, morally upright and knowledgeable”, the Speaker maintained.
Highlighting the vital role played by teachers in shaping the future of upcoming generations, Speaker said teachers are a very important element of the society and deserve high respect for their contribution in transformation of the society.
Kavinder Gupta said this during a function organized to mark the Teacher’s Day celebration at Shiksha Niketan School Jeevan Nagar here Tuesday.
Speaker said Teacher’s Day is a very special occasion for recognizing and paying tribute to the important role played by teachers and honoring them for their contribution in varied fields of learning and research. He called upon the entire teaching fraternity to put in their best efforts for imparting quality education to the youth besides enthusing high ethos among them so that they could grow as a responsible citizen.
Gupta stressed that teachers are entrusted with the job of providing quality education to their students besides nurturing the talent of their students. He also exhorted upon the students to respect and follow the dedication of their teachers and put in hard toil to achieve success in the field of their choice.
While listing the initiatives of the government, Speaker said focused attention is being given on providing better facilities in education institutes to ensure quality education and avenues for personality development of the students.
A colourful cultural program was presented by the students on the occasion and later the dignitaries felicitated the teachers for their contribution.