Kohima, June 25: The Nagaland State Bharat Scouts and Guides (NSBSG) organized a gratitude function for Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya and award ceremony for Rajya Puraskar Scouts and Guides 2019 at the Conference hall, Life Members’ Building State Headquarters, Kohima on 25th June 2019.
Governor P.B. Acharya delivering a short speech said that education empowers a person to become better and contribute back to the society. He added that education is not only about receiving a degree and earning more money but the end goal should be to serve the society.
Acharya said that in spite of all the efforts, so far many schools and students are not lucky enough to be members of scouts and guides movement. He stressed on the need to spread scouts and guides movement to all the schools giving special attention to the government schools across the state.
He encouraged the students to join the scouts and guides movement with the intention to serve the society. ‘Serving the people is the spirit of scouts and guides’ said Acharya. He also said that it is the duty of all to strengthen the family, tribes, community and the nation.
He encouraged the younger generation to change their mindset adding that they are fortunate to get supplementary education through scouts and guides movements. He further appealed to the authority to go to the interior parts of the state and start the movement so that every deserving student will get the opportunity to be part of this movement.
21 scouts and 17 guides from Kohima and Dimapur districts were awarded Rajya Puraskar scouts and guides 2019. Citation and cash awards were also given to units which have produced Governor’s awardees this year.