International Literacy Day

ITANAGAR, Sep 8: “Literacy is a means through which an individual realizes his/ her potential, and the teachers are the main agent through which the objectives of literacy can be achieved,” said Nyagi Riba, Principal, GHSS, Doimukh.
Teachers must comprehend their vital role in man making process and propagate the importance of literacy to the society apart from normal classroom teaching at schools, Riba said while addressing the International Literacy Day 2017 celebration at BRCC, Doimukh on Friday.
He also advised the students to be more focused on their learning in the present digital world and they must not get distracted out of this digitization.
“One must purposefully utilize the services available in the internet and computer technology for their learning purpose,” he added.
Later, prizes were distributed to the winners of the essay competition conducted on September 1 to mark the occasion.
Tana Jyoti of GHSS Doimukh, Tara Ekke of Alphabet Public School and Tana Hadap of GHSS Doimukh bagged the first, second and third prizes respectively in senior category while in junior category, the first, second and third prizes were bagged by Charu Luknia of UPS Doimukh, Abhishek Sahani of BK Mission Midpu and Techi Ester of Alphabet Public School. More than 40 students from 30 schools were awarded participation certificates by the DDSE, Yupia.
CK Yab, i/c DAEO, Giogi Paih, DPC (SSA) and Reke Doye, BRCC Doimukh also spoke on the occasion.
The programme with theme ‘Literacy in a digital world’ was organized by the Deputy Director of School Education, Yupia.
International Literacy Day was also celebrated at Rasam Primary School, Pasighat organized by Dept. of District Adult Education, East Siang District.
Anchal Samiti Member of Gune Village Dejir Tamuk emphasized the importance of education in today’s world and adult education to improve literacy rate.
Tigra viallge ASM Rokom Jamoh, District Adult Education Officer Mary Siram, Assistant Programme Officer Tarak Taga, students and teachers, adult learners and villagers attended the programme.