Bhubaneswar:30/8/21: All the 50 high schools in Hinjlicut are now transformed under 5T Initiative’s School Transformation programme. In the fifth and last phase, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 10 of the remaining schools on Monday.
On the occasion, the Chief Minister wished the students and wished them a bright future. Naveen said that during these five days, he has spoken to a number of students in Hinjli and Seragada and noted that there is a lot of excitement among them pertaining to the transformation of their schools.
“This initiative has boosted the self-confidence of our students. The new environment has also brought a transformation in the mindset of our students towards education. I am delighted to realise this,” said Naveen.
Addressing the teachers the CM said, “The transformation of schools has increased the responsibility of teachers. They will need to ensure that the students encash the benefits of transformation to the optimum levels. There should be a competitive spirit among teachers to ensure cent per cent result of their respective schools.”
The students expressed their delight in interacting with the Chief Minister. To a question about their ambition in life, some said they wanted to be an Engineer while others echoed ‘IAS’. Some of the students said they want to be Journalists, Doctors, and Teachers while others said they aim at joining the Judicial services.
The CM added that the School Transformation programme which has started from Hinjli will be expanded to all regions of Odisha. Towards the end, Naveen appealed to the students and teachers to ensure that the assets and property of their schools need to be taken care of and protected.
On the occasion, local MLAs, MP, Sarpanchs, members of the State Cabinet, students, teachers, ex-students and parents were present at different schools where small ceremonies were organised.
Ministers Prafulla Mallik and Tukuni Sahu, among others attended the event. Secretary to CM (5T) coordinated the programme.