KL NEWS NETWORK
On the eve of Teachers Day celebrations, Political Analyst in Chief Minister’s office and PDP youth President, Waheed-Ur-Rehman Para Saturday emphasized that that students should not be confined to classrooms.
Speaking at a function in South Kashmir’s Pulwama celebrating Teachers Day, Para said, “students are future of the nation and they need to be proper guidance which in turn will help in proper nation building.”
Para was interacting with students from various schools who had assembled in Maryland Public School in New, Pulwama fro Teachers Day function.
Para, who answered questions from the student fraternity, said that co-curricular and extra-curricular activities need to be given preference. “Students have come out of four walls of classrooms into open fields,” he said asking teachers to make it necessary that every student excels in any game he/she likes.
As students raised queries about unemployment in state, Para implored about need of self-employment schemes and told the gathering, “you need not to rely on government sector; generate employment on your own.” “Be employers not employees!”
Para suggested the school administrations, which were present on the occasion, to introduce skill development courses secondary level institutes. “Students should not think studies as burden but he/she should enjoy reading while learning technical skills by which he/she is able to earn something,” he said.
Para also suggested electing Class representatives in every school. “There should be a proper democratic way to elect a class representative who would in future emerge as a leader,” he said. “Selection is not good.”
On the occasion, Para also honoured Best Teachers of the area while a Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) alumnus of the host school was also felicitated.