Imphal: Manipur Governor La. Ganesan has said that Abesana Research Foundation has been rendering yeomen services in the field of education.
He was speaking at a philanthropic event held at the Auditorium of Manipur State Film Development Society, Konung Mamang in Imphal Wednesday.
The Governor said, Diana Rajkumari, in whose memory, the Research
Foundation has been organizing these philanthropic activities which are indeed an inspiration to the youths of the present generation. He said, although, unfortunately, she passed away while pursuing her Ph.D., she made significant scientific contributions in the field of Horticulture to save endangered orchids.
In recognition of her invaluable contributions, she was awarded Young Scientist Award. Governor expressed hope that the Foundation will keep continuing accomplishment of various philanthropic activities in different parts of the State to disseminate message of having quality education in life.
Union Minister of State for External Affairs & Education Dr. Rajkumar
Ranjan Singh while lamenting the untimely demise of his daughter Diana
Rajkumari, said, although we lost Diana, we have a number of promising young girls whose endeavor will flourish the future of the nation.
He said, under NEP- 2020, the basic aim is to give more focus on employability. Under the policy, young citizens will be trained in diverse fields of education wherein they may be best suited for job opportunities. He continued that many universities and colleges are equipped with digital platforms and 1200 channels have also been introduced.
Citing the importance of women in education, Dr. Ranjan said, women should be the frontrunner in education and development. He appealed the students and teachers to maintain cleanliness in their schools and also to be an environment enthusiast in fighting the effects of climate change, globally.
The Governor along with Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh distributed bicycles, smart projectors, sport materials and schools bags to 90 girl students from 18 Schools of Imphal valley. The event was organized by Abesana Research Foundation under the sponsorship of the Leela Foundation, India.