Play your role more seriously in mental, moral upbringing of students: Mehbooba to teachers

Inaugurates Ustaad Ghar at Bemina, lays foundation of Women’s College at Zakura

Srinagar: Terming teachers as the role models for the society, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday impressed upon the teaching community to play their role more seriously in the proper mental and psychological upbringing of their students besides undertaking usual academic activities.

Addressing a gathering of teachers here after inaugurating the Ustaad Ghar, the Chief Minister said that teachers in every society play a vital role in shaping up of young minds. She reminded the teachers that the students in the Valley have come through very tough and turbulent times who ought to be counseled and guided appropriately.

The Chief Minister complimented the teachers for the maturity and responsibility with which they have been conducting academic affairs in the classes and on campuses this year and hoped that they would play this role with much more dedication and zeal.

After the formal inauguration, the Chief Minister went round various sections of the Ustaad Ghar and took stock of the facilities raised for teachers. She directed completion of remaining works on the auditorium and out sourcing of sanitation and kitchen so that the facility is properly maintained.

Earlier, in his address, Minister for Education, Syed Altaf Bukhari assured the Chief Minister that imparting proper mental and moral education to students remains the mission and priority with his Department. He also complimented the teacher community for the responsible role they played in guiding the students at schools and colleges. He said soon the Department would be starting Student Counselling Cells at schools and Colleges for advising them on career and job selections.

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