JAMMU, MAY 16: British International School (BIS), Sainik Colony organised a collaborative function in the school premises on a theme “Window to the World” here today.
Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta was chief guest on the occasion while Kenneth LoroneziFriis, Incharge School, British International Academy, Budapest, Hungary and John Hart were the special guests.
The function started with welcome address note by Sanjana Katoch, Coordinator General, followed by lighting of lamp and Saraswati Vandana. The students presented a colourful cultural programme on the occasion which enthralled the audience.
Addressing the gathering, Deputy Chief Minister said that schools are revered as a sacred place in the society in view of their role in shaping the future of the nation and it must be our prime concern to impart quality education to students besides promoting ethical values among them.
Kavinder Gupta said that the educational institutions across the state are doing a commendable job in spreading light of education and preparing students to become leaders of tomorrow.
He further said that it is important to inculcate values, ethics and responsibility towards community among the younger generation. He exhorted upon the school management to make sure that the institution serves as a vibrant centre of excellence.
He lauded the role of private sector in the field of education and acknowledges their contribution in improving literacy rate in the state.
He stated that role of teacher and parent is vital for shaping the personality of the student.
Kavinder Gupta also stressed on promotion of regional language and called for collective effort to promote the Dogri language on world stage.
Deputy Chief Minister congratulated school administration for creating wonderful environment of education for the students.
In his address, Kenneth said that the school will go paperless with the introduction of International Baccalaureate (IB) methods.
Later, the Deputy Chief Minister along with other dignitaries distributed TABs among the students as per standard of curriculum of International Schooling.
Chairperson Geeta Sharma also spoke on the occasion while Academic coordinator Pratibha Sopori delivered vote of thanks.