Nawanshahr, July 08, 2019 : Having got encouraging response from the students during his visits to schools in different districts on Saturday, the Education Secretary, Krishan Kumar, today, exhorted the school teachers to inculcate reading habits among the students. It is worthwhile to mention here that the Education Secretary, Krishan Kumar during his visits to a school in Mohali district , have virtually donned the cap of a teacher. He has not only himself selected the books from the almirahs of the library but also distributed among the students personally. He also motivated the students to make it a routine to read books and prepare notes from the stories read by them.
While sharing his unique experience in an audio message shared in the whats App groups of the education department, today, Krishan Kumar, said that after distribution of story books to the students he had experienced a radiance of curiosity on the innocent faces of the students.
" The response of the students was quite positive and encouraging. They answered the questions asked about the story read by them satisfactorily. They also promised to prepare notes of the important points in the story read by them", said the Education Secretary while exhorting the teachers to inculcate reading habits among the students.
"During his visits to different schools he has witnessed a positive change in the learning as well as confidence level of the students. He has noticed a great potential among them so the school teachers should exert their nerves to boost their creativity by inculcating reading habits", said Krishan KUmar while asking the teachers to ensure that the treasure of knowledge lying in the almirahs of the school libraries be passed to the students.
He also asked the DEOs, State Nodal Officers, Zila Shikhiya Sudhar Teams, BPEOs, DMs, BMs associated with the "Parho Punjab, Parhao Punjab" project to keep a close watch on the activities of the libraries in the schools like stock as well issuance of books among the students , during their visits to the schools. The feedback from the students about the books they have read and what they have learnt from these should also be taken to make the drive of inculcating reading habits worthwhile, he added.