Gangtok, July 24
Governor of Sikkim, Ganga Prasad today, granted audience to a group of 35 persons including training coordinators and participants from a career counselling training of trainers (ToT) at Raj Bhavan. The programme is being organised by Primitive Tribe Welfare Board, Social Justice, Empowerment and Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim from 22nd to 25th July 2019 in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Youth Development Regional Centre, Chandigarh under Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India at Bal Bhavan. The participants include 32 Bhutia, Lepcha and Limboo language Post Graduate Teachers from across the State.
Dr. Shekhar Kuttu, Director RGNYD Regional Centre, Chandigarh, also the course director, provided insight into the objectives and scope of the career counselling training being imparted to the selected group of teachers for the benefit of tribal students of the State.
In his brief address to the participants, Governor stressed on the role of teachers towards moulding the future of students which should be beneficial to the student, his family and society at large. He underlined that the right orientation to young students at the right time by the teacher will determine the career and future of students and said that the teachers thus have the most important responsibility to shape the future of the nation. He also extended best wishes to participants and coordinators for the success of the programme and their respective careers ahead.
Earlier two trainee participants also shared their learning experience.