IEP Patiala, December 24
Buoyed over participation of more than 15 lakh parents in mega PTM organised across 20,000 government schools in state, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday envisioned that the state of the art government schools of state will produce the leaders in every sphere that take the country to zenith. Addressing the gathering here during the mega PTM organised by the state government, the Chief Minister said that the state government schools of the state are imparting quality education to the students thereby enabling them to excel in every field. He said that the students getting education from here will be the builders of the country in the coming times. Bhagwant Mann said that the day is not far when these students will bring laurels for the state and country by their hard work and success. The Chief mInister further said that these students are blessed with enormous capabilities and capacities. He said that the state government is making concerted efforts to channelise their unbounded energy and make them partners in social-economic growth of the country. Bhagwant Mann said that the day is not far when these youngsters will script a new success story for the country. The Chief Minister said that these government schools speak a lot about the success stories of Punjab. He said that the students studying in these schools have a dream to excel in the form of bureaucrats, technocrats, Doctors, Engineers and others. Bhagwant Mann said that the state government is committed to provide wings to their dreams for which no stone will be left unturned. The Chief Minister said that these youngsters possess inherent qualities to excel in every field. He said that these students are planes and the state government will provide them Launchpad to go ahead in life. Bhagwant Mann unequivocally said that he won’t rest until the students of Punjab don’t achieve their desired goals. The Chief Minister said that his government is already roping in a number of industrial tycoons to set up their units in Punjab. He said that these industries will bring number of employment opportunities for the youth. Bhagwant Mann said that the day is not far when these students will run the big industrial units to be set up in the state. The Chief Minister quipped that earlier the industries used to sign MoUs with families in power but ever since he has assumed charge of government the agreements are signed for the state. He said that earlier the Maharajas or Badals used to get benefit of these agreements but now Punjabis will enjoy its fruits. Bhagwant Mann said that this is because his government is working untiringly for the well being of every strata of society. Training his guns against the opposition, the Chief Minister said that due to his pro- Punjab stance opposition leaders don’t miss any chance to target him. He said that this criticism is totally irrational and based on their whims and fancies. Bhagwant Mann categorically said that this won’t deter him from performing his duty well. Earlier, the Chief Minister, accompanied by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Education Minister Punjab Harjit Singh Bains had detailed interaction with the students in the PTM. He asked the students about their goals in life and extended best wishes to them for their future. Bhagwant Mann said that this exercise of organising the mega PTM will immensely benefit the students. Meanwhile, giving an affirmative response to the exercise organised by the state government, parents of the students lauded the Chief Minister for this initiative. They said that this initiative will help the students to groom well for the coming times. They said that it has also enabled them to know a lot about the interests of their child.They also hailed the quality of study being imparted in the Government school. They said that the study imparted in these schools is much better than that of the private schools. Rather they said that the study imparted here has enabled their kids to compete with their convent educated peers.