Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday inaugurated the Higher Secondary School Block of Loyola Higher Secondary School, Williamnagar in East Garo Hills District.
During the program, Tura MP, Agatha Sangma also inaugurated the Basketball court of the School sanctioned under the CM’s Special Development Fund (CMSDF).
Expressing concern over the low pass percentage in the Garo Hills region, he said, “This is a problem of the system as a whole and that is why the Government stresses on the need for community action and responsibility towards the young people of our State. Let us take on this challenge and ensure we encourage our children.”
The students also displayed their talent through a play on ‘Oliver Twist, praising their talent, the Chief Minister said, “Exemplary showmanship of the students of the School through the play ‘Oliver Twist’ based on the novel of Charles Dickens. It was an entertaining close to the long day at East Garo Hills”.
Later, the Chief Minister also flagged-off the new School Bus of St. George School at Samanda.
Addressing the gather, the Chief Minister said, “ This will ease the commute of students who travel from far-off villages”.
He commended the efforts of the School by saying, “The provision of the bus through the CM’s Special Development Fund (CMSDF) will supplement the School’s efforts in encouraging students to pursue their education”.