Dalapchand: Posakay Primary School observed their annual day function in a colourful and cultural manner on December 21. Present on the occasion was Dhiraj Pradhan BDO Regu BAC, Chador Bhutia, AD HRDD/Regu BAC, Deepak Rai, AEO HRDD, NK Pradhan, Zilla member, Tashi Topgay, HM Chujachen SSS, Girdari Dawari, HM Chandaney PS and others. Posakay School’s students along with students of Chujachen SSS and Lunchok PS presented colourful cultural extravanza.
Highlight of the day was the felicitation of Tshewang Choden Sherpa, Primary Teacher and Singer Remanti Rai. Annual Prize distributions for the students and for the guardians were also conducted on the day. The performance of the guardians for guiding their children was also honoured. Some of the category in which the guardians were given prizes included Best All Round Student, Best Discipline student, Best attendance student and others.
Amrit Thakuri, Headmaster of Pasakay PS was the host of the day and he also presented the welcome speech. NK Pradhan, Primary Teacher presented the annual report of the school for the session 2011. He read out that the school opened with 14 new students taking the total enrolment of the school to 72 that was followed by the re-admission of three drop out students.
School has two sets of computer, one provided by the Department while the other one purchased by the school with own effort. The school had two teachers in the start of the session that was followed by the addition of the three new appointed teachers taking the teacher’s strength to five, he read.
Celebration of Independence Day, Teacher’s Day, Chidren Day, National Education Day, health programs, school excursions and others was also talked about. Grievances of the school was placed before that included lack of playground, shortage of class room and furniture, problem of fuel and Utensils for the Mid Day Meal, scarcity of water supply and separate toilet for teachers.
Tshewang Choden Sherpa, Primary Teacher and one of the founder teachers of the school was felicitated on the accession for her contribution towards the development of the school. She was presented a khada and a certificate of appreciation from the hand of Dhiraj Pradhan, BDO Regu BAC, Chief Guest of the day. Also felicitated on the day was North East Ke Superstar winner Remanti Rai.
Chador Bhutia, AD, HRDD, Regu BAC in his speech expressed happiness and congratulated the school Headmaster and his staff for the performance of the school. He assured to the gathered audiences to solve the toilet and furniture requirement of the school. He also announced the sanction of amount for the additional class room of the school.
He further informed about the HCM Merit Scholarship for Class V topper local students. He clarified that the student eligible for the scholarship should have studied a government school since its initial stage. He talked about “Right To Education” and requested parents and students to take it positively. Residential Bridge Course for drop out students at Khamdong for the students of East Sikkim was also informed.
Dhiraj Pradhan, BDO Regu BAC in his speech too appreciated the success story of Posakay Primary School and credited that the school opened just couple of years back is an exemplary school in entire Sikkim. He appreciated the hard work of Amrit Thakuri, Headmaster of the school and his staff for making it possible. He assured to solve the grievances of the school placed before him.
North East Ke Superstar winner Remanti Rai, Swar Sikkim winner Milan Sharma and Namchi Mahotsav winner Prakash Sundas enthralled the gathered audiences with their melodious songs at the evening musical program.