Udhampur, Apr 30: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha inaugurated Sant Eshwer Foundation’s premise in Udhampur and addressed the Annual Day Celebration of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Vidyalaya on Sunday.
The Lt Governor lauded the Sant Eshwer Foundation for its immense contribution in the field of public service, and providing quality education to children from rural and marginalised community.
“Sant Eshwer Foundation, established by Shri Khairati Lal Khanna Ji, is caring for the poor and needy people in improving their livelihoods. Foundation run Bhartiya Vidya Mandir at Udhampur is empowering and improving educational status of Children of 20 villages,” said the Lt Governor.
The Lt Governor stressed upon the teaching community and the educational institutions for adopting a future-oriented, value-based and aspirational education system.
“Education is the most powerful tool for social transformation. It is important for our boys and girls to develop, right from their school years, scientific temper, critical thinking, wisdom & values to enrich their personality,” observed the Lt Governor.
“Quality education ensures all-round development, economic progress of family & society. Education is the main pillar of nation's development. The efforts of Sant Eshwer Foundation, their dedication & commitment to selfless service can show the way to prosperity and contribute to economic growth,” the Lt Governor said.
The Lt Governor also highlighted the key role of the National Education Policy in providing a roadmap to establish India as a knowledge economy.
Earlier, the Lt Governor interacted with the students who had displayed their models and prototypes based on robotics. A colorful cultural program was also presented by the students of the Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Vidyalaya.
Sh Jugal Kishore Sharma, Member Parliament; Sh Lal Chand, DDC Chairperson, Udhampur; Sh Surinder Mohan, Trustee & Sh Kapil Khanna, President of Sant Eshwer Foundation, prominent citizens, teachers and students were present.