Shimla, May 11 (UNI) Himchal Pradesh Governor V S Kokje today stressed the need for value based education in schools for overall development of the students.
He was presiding over the Eswaramma Day celebration at Sri Sathya Sai Educational Center, Anand Vilas, Pujarli here.
Mr Kokje said education without value or 'sanskara' is no meaning and added that parents and teachers should educate children in right perspective so that they could become quality citisen of the country.
The Governor lauded the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organization for providing education with emphasis on moral and ethical values, development of mental and physical faculties, nurturing character building and all round development of children.
Mr Kokje facilitated the parents who selected this school for education of their children and congratulated the students for their performance in cultural programme. The knowledge empowerment played a greater role in nation building and students could contribute significantly in nation building activities, he added.
The Governor gave away prizes to the students of the school.
Smt. Leena Kokje, Lady Governor was also present on the occasion.
Earlier, Governor inaugurated the function by lighting a lamp.
Mr Krishan Singh, Principal, Sri Sathya Sai Seva School, Anand Vilas, Pujarli presented the report.
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