Moral education, value system pillars of society: Dy CM
Jammu, May 9: Laying stress on promoting value education among students, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand said traditional value system and moral education are pillars of age old Indian society. He said value loaded teaching needs to be encouraged among youngsters for laying foundation of a strong value based society. Ethics and good manners carve better person out of an individual and children being citizens of tomorrow must make them an integral part of their personality, he added.
Tara Chand was addressing the gathering at a function organized on culmination of “Sanskar Shala”- a campaign started by Dainik Jagran newspaper for promotion of moral values among youngsters, here today. He was Chief Guest on the occasion.
The function was jointly organized by the Dainik Jagran daily and Guru Nanak College of Education, Jallo Chuck.
Various schools participated in the Sanskar Shala, prominent among which are - Sri Guru Gobind Singh Higher Secondary School, M.V International School and Army Public School, Kaluchak. APS Kaluchak won the over all trophy.
He said media is fourth pillar of the society and has an important role to play. He said media acts as a bridge between the Government and the people and brings to fore various issues and matters of concern affecting people at large.
“Government is leaving no stone unturned for developing state on modern lines and media has dual role; on one hand proper projection of the achievements of the government is done through the media and at the same time it gives feedback to the administration for fine-tuning its programs and policies,” he added.
Calling for promoting Urdu at school level, the Deputy Chief Minister said being state language efforts need to be boosted for encouraging youngsters to learn the language and the same should be made compulsory up to tenth standard.
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