Puttur: Education is important for everyone’s life and the process of learning continues till the end of life. But after getting an education, we need to have a mindset that we should be of service to the society, said Taluk Medical Officer Dr. Deepak Rai.
He was speaking as the Chief Guest at the Pratibha Puraskar programme organised at Nellikatte on Saturday July 9 for the students who studied at Ambika PU Vidyalaya in Nellikatte and Bappalige led by Nattoja Foundation Trust in the town and secured distinguished ranks in the PU examinations for the year 2021-22. He said it was the duty of all to respond to the society in which they live. Many people dream of becoming an engineer and a doctor. But we also have to dream of becoming political leader. At least a few students should aim to become leaders in leading the entire system. A good leader can be the cause of all the changes, he said.
Stating that in India, the Prime Minister’s excellent leadership is now evident, he said the way India has dealt with the Coronavirus has set an example for the world. The scores may have been higher for some and lower for others. But let’s not forget that the future will remain open to all. The person who scores the least marks can also get opportunities. Therefore it is very necessary to move forward with a clear goal, he noted.
He also added that education without value has no meaning. “Indian values are supreme. We have to adopt them in our lives and move forward.”
Subrahmanya Nattoja, Secretary of Ambika Group of Institutions, who presided over the function, said, “We have to come out of the mindset of becoming slaves of foreigners for money. We have to take a clear stand that we will stay in the country and achieve it. Today, the golden bowl of Indian knowledge is being handed over to foreigners. He called upon everyone to be committed to preventing this.
Khushi Rai, who secured the fifth rank in the State in the Commerce stream, and Shreya, who secured the highest marks in the Science stream, were felicitated. Out of the 348 students who appeared for the exam, 200 students were felicitated for passing the exam with special category.
Rajashree S. Nattoja, Treasurer, Ambika Group of Institutions, Suresh Shetty, Managing Board Member, Rakesh Kumar Kammaje, Public Relations Officer, Faculty, Non-Teaching Staff and students were present.