*5 Thousand Teachers to be appointed in the current year: CM Basavaraja Bommai*
Bengaluru, September 05: Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai announced that action would be taken to appoint five thousand teachers in the State in the current year.
He was speaking after presenting the Best Teachers Awards at the Teacher’s Day programme organised at Banquet Hall, Vidhana Soudha, today.
Responding to the request made by the Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, B.C.Nagesh, the Chief Minister said that 5 thousand teachers would be recruited.
The CM said that the 21st century is the century of Knowledge. The county is swiftly moving forward from knowledge to science, from science to technology and from technology to software. He said that it is inevitable that the teachers must adjust to the speed. He opined that one can become a good teacher only if he is a good student.
The Chief Minister said that teachers who encourage children to ask questions are the genuine teachers. The New Education Policy is being implemented and teachers must come out with their opinions and doubts and discuss openly on the matter. The new education policy which is Student centric must be successfully implemented, he added.
Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a rare leader and a rationalist. His ideal life is always an inspiration for us, he said.
B.C.Nagesh, Minister for primary and secondary education said that National Education Policy comprising intelligence, compassion, skill and training complements the building of an independent country.
The minister congratulated the teachers who worked hard during the pandemic and who successfully conducted the SSLC exams, and remembered the teachers who lost their lives to covid.
The CM inaugurated the ‘Namma Shaale, nanna Koduge’ software which formulated to transfer the contribution made towards development of schools.
Rizwan Arshad, MLA, presided, senior officials were present on the occasion.