V.S. Kokje, Himachal Governor stressed upon the role of women in bringing about qualitative improvement in education system. He said that girls were performing better under education sector and their active contribution would go a long way in improving education scenario in the State. He was speaking in the Annual Prize Distribution Function of Hans Raj Mahila Vidyalaya at Jalandhar today.
He said that quality education had great significance in present times as we are living in knowledge society and added that it was a matter of pride that our country had trained human resources strength and other developed countries were depending on this strength..
Kokje said that women had better position in the society and there was a need to create awareness so that society considered them as assets. He expressed concern over the decreasing ratio of women and added that economic independence of women could solve this problem.
He lauded the role of DAV institutions for imparting good education alongwith values and added that stress upon teaching moral values was need of the hour and there should be no compromised on it at any cost.
Governor awarded medals to meritorious students and wished for their bright future.
Governor also released a souvenir and a magazine â€œDeep Shikhaâ€ brought out by Hindi Department on the occasion.