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Governor stresses literacy

Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa called upon the Lamas, Civil Society to put in concerted effort in improving the literacy rate of the district.

During his interaction with the local residents in Tawang, Rajkhowa urged the NGOs running schools to impart discipline, punctuality and commitment amongst the students.

Sharing his observation that there is not a single college for higher education, the he called upon the Civil Society and district administration to work for starting a college for Arts Stream at the earliest.

He said that many children will not go for higher education if such facilities are not made available in the District itself. With higher education, the society will move forward, Employment Avenues and entrepreneurship will widen.

He emphasized on preservation of rich Monpa Cultural heritage and traditions. He said that many indigenous expertise in handicrafts and exclusive design weaving including mask making are getting extinct. Urgent effort must be there to revive and promote these heritages.

Rajkhowa also stressed that cultural assets of the society, including Folk Dances must be preserved and promoted. He underscored that it must be percolated to all ages through training and motivation.  

Lauding the Environment Protection Society (EPS),Tawang for its work in cleanliness drive, the Governor advised the NGOs of the District including the Lamas of Tawang Monastery to make contributions towards Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and make the Tawang District the cleanliness District of the State.

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