Jharkhand is facing the brunt of backwardness only due to lack of education: Hemant Soren

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday said that the state is facing the brunt of backwardness only due to lack of education.

Speaking as the chief guest at the 50th Golden Jubilee celebrations of Gossner College he said that many important steps have been taken by the government in rural and urban areas for better education in the state. He said that Jharkhand was trapped in the pandemic for the last one and a half years but now things are coming back to normal and even education was also affected by this. He said that online classes have had positive and negative effects and it is a challenge for the kids but the fight against this
pandemic undertaken in a state like Jharkhand is commendable.

The Chief Minister said that during the pandemic the mission has extended commendable cooperation towards tribals, backwards, minorities and others. He said that one would look at the level of education in Jharkhand the mission has contributed more than 50 percent. He said that education is being imparted with discipline and respect in the Mission operated Schools and Colleges.

The Chief Minister said that Gossner College has completed its 50 golden years and extended best of luck to all the students and teachers. The result of good education being given here is that 27 departments and thousands of students are studying in the college, he said adding that Teachers are playing a big role in shaping the children. Gossner college was started from Bethesda School Campus with the aim of educating the minority community from 1st November 1971 during the time of unified Bihar. This college has now taken the form of 28 departments with more than 200 staff and 13000 students.

On this occasion, Kolebira MLA Vixal Konagadi, Khijri MLA Rajesh Kachhap, GB Chairman Gossner College Johan Dang, Gossner College Secretary Dr CPS Lugnu, Professor-in-Charge of Gossner College Ilani Purti, officials of Ranchi University, Bishops of GEL Church and students were present.

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