Priya for nurturing leadership qualities in girls
STATE TIMES NEWS
Samba: The Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi on Thursday inaugurated a career guidance programme for girls under RMSA at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Samba.
The programme was also attended by MLA Samba Dr D.K. Manyal, DDC Sheetal Nanda, Director Horticulture Bhawani Rakwal, Joint Director Education, Darshan Lal, CEO Samba O. P Bhagat, AD Employment Naresh Kumar, Principal J.K Raina and other officials.
The career guidance programme will be organised in each of the 15 GGHSS of the district where girl students will be introduced to career options after schooling. The programme’s main emphasis is on the idea that a career should be chosen based on one’s aptitude and skills. The programme will be having subject matter specialists, who will interact with girl students and guide them accordingly.
The minister appreciated the programme and initiatives of District Administration like Self Defence Programme for girls and other female centric campaigns launched in the district. Speaking on the topic ‘career in politics’, she highlighted the need for higher participation of women in politics. She further said that every woman is a leader in her own sphere and these leadership qualities need to be inculcated at initial stages.
Later, the minister also visited Government ITI Samba and inspected the functioning of the institute. She interacted with students and sought feedback on classes and facilities provided to them in the institute.