Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel today planted peepal plants at St. Montfort Senior Secondary School and Kaivalya Dham Public Training Institute. She said that to secure the life of the next generation it is essential that special attention is given to the environment and water conservation from now on. The wastage of food and water should be stopped at every level.
Governor Smt. Patel said that there is need for regular health checkup of students in schools. She said that by being callous on this front, there may be adverse effects on the physical and mental development of the children.
The Governor said that as soon as the condition of decline in the health of the children is found, joint meetings of parents, teachers and practitioners should be arranged in schools to ensure immediate solution. Students should use technical knowledge in social concerns Addressing the Chancellor’s Scholarship Distribution Ceremony at Rajiv Gandhi University of technology, Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel today said that students should use their technical knowledge in social concerns.
This will give a new direction to the society. Emphasizing on the importance of tree-plantation for environment conservation, she said that 5000 saplings of Pipal, which is worshipped in Indian culture, are being planted today on the occasion of Guru Purnima, in schools –colleges and gardens of the state.
Vice Chancellor of the University Sunil Gupta said that scholarships of about Rs one crore 9 lakh 20 thousand are being distributed to almost 550 students of all streams in all technical colleges of the state this year. Principal Secretary Technical Education Pramod Agrawal said that it is essential to change the nature of technical knowledge according to the changing times.
While giving away titles and scholarships to the students, the Governor extended her best wishes to them for a bright future. She distributed fruits to the school children of the villages adopted by the University and planted a Pipal sapling in the premises.