Shimla: Smt. Prabha Rau, Governor Himachal Pradesh stressed upon the need for value based education in schools for overall development of the students. She was presiding over the ‘Eswaramma Day’ celebration at Sri Sathya Sai Educational Center, Anand Vilas, Pujarli near Shimla today.
Smt. Rau said that education without value of sanskaras has no meaning and added that parents and teachers should educate children in right perspective so that they could become quality citizens of India.
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 around development of children.
The Governor said that the children are needed to give environmental education so as to prepare them for facing changing environmental scenario. She stressed upon incorporating environment studies in school curricula’s and said that she is happy to learn that Sri Sathya Sai Sewa organization are providing acquacare facilities to people in different parts of the country and has actively participated and aided people during natural calamities.
Smt. Rau facilitated the parents who selected this school for education of their children and congratulated the students for performing fascinating cultural programme depicting aims and objectives of the school. The knowledge empowerment played a great role in nation building and students could contribute significantly in nation building activities, she added.
On the occasion the Governor also gave away prizes to the students of the school.
Earlier, Governor inaugurated the function by lighting a lamp.
Krishan Singh, Principal, Sri Satya Sai Seva School, Pujarli presented the report.
Dr. Neeta Khanna, National Deputy Education Coordinator, Sri Sathya Sai Sewa Organization welcomed the Governor.
A Sarva Dharam Bhajan and colourful cultural programme was also organized on the occasion by the school children.