Respect teachers, says Minister

Respect teachers, says Minister

Head Masters of 18 Kannada medium schools with 100 per cent results felicitated

Stature: The Head Masters of the schools which achieved cent per cent results in the SSLC exam being felicitated on the occasion of Teachers’ Day celebrations in Kolar on Saturday. Zilla Panchayat President M Srinivas, MLC Naseer Ahmed, MLA Varthur Prakash, Union Minister of State for Railways K H Muniyappa, Udayshankar . dh photo

Union Minister of State for Railways K H Muniyappa who inaugurated the Teachers’ Day programmed held at Shanti Kalyana Mantap in the City on Saturday, said that it was saddening see that students these days didn’t give proper respect to their teachers.
The students should always remember that teachers are  honourable and teachers on their part to must understand their duties well and discharge them efficiently, opined Muniyappa.
The teachers should treat all the children equally and should teach them without being biased, he added.

Retired teachers and Head Masters of the 18 Kannada medium school which achieved cent per cent results were felicitated on the occasion. Teacher who had been selected for the Best Teachers awards from Primary and Higher schools were also given away awards.

The awardees
Primary School category- B Muniyappa, Head Master, Baraguru Government Higher Primary School, Malur taluk; Nagabhusan, Assistant Teacher, Balevaripalli Government  Primary School, Srinivaspur taluk; H Krishnamurty, Assistant Teacher, Belaganahalli Government Lower Primary School, Kolar Taluk; Ashwanth, Assistant Teacher, Potapalli Government Lower Primary School, KGF; T S Sathyanarayana, Assistant Teacher, Mindahalli Government Lower Primary School, Mulbagal Taluk and Ramachandra Reddy, Head Master, Timmapura Government Lower Primary School, Bangarpet taluk.

High school category
Rajamma, Doddashivara Government High School, Malur taluk; M Krishanappa, Head Master, Alavatta Government High school, Srinivaspur taluk; Muniyappa, Assistant Teacher, Kembodi Janata School, Kolar taluk; Nalini, Head Mistress, St Joseph’s Girls High School, KGF and Venkat Reddy, Head Master, Uttanuru Government High School, Mulbagal taluk.

MLA Varthur R Prakash presided over the programme. MLC Naseer Ahmed, MLA Narayanaswamy, ZP President M Srinivas, district Congress Committee President Bisse Gowda, Taluk Panchayat President Udayshankar, Zilla Panchayat Executive Engineer Devaraj, DDPI Prahald Gowda and Govindraju were present on the occasion.
“The Education Department has taken the first step towards making Chikkaballapur district a corruption-free district,” District In-Charge Minister Dr Mumtaz Ali Khan said here on Saturday.

Speaking after inaugurating the teachers day celebration organised by the district administration, Zilla Panchayat and the Public Education Department here, Dr Khan said, “By computersiing all records at the DDPI’s office in the district, transparency has been brought into the work of the education department.”
“There is a teacher’s hard work behind each person’s success. That is why the teacher occupies a more important place than one’s parents. Teachers have to work sincerely too, and create an environment conducive to learning. It is only then that students respect their teachers,” he added.

Nirmalanandanatha Swamiji of the Adichunchanagiri Mutt (Chikkaballapur branch) said that teachers occupy the highest pedestal.
“Teachers should endeavour to maintain the sanctity of this position. The one who forgets his teacher lives in the dark. That is why you should always take your teacher’s blessings before beginning any important task,” he advised.