A new building of Greenyard Higher Secondary School was today inaugurated in Williamnagar by Government Chief Whip and Williamnagar MLA, Marcuise N Marak.
The construction for the new school building was funded by the Asian Development Bank for supporting the human capital development.
Speaking at the function, Marak informed that the school had contributed immensely to the district in terms of education. Talking at length about the need to develop educational infrastructure and opportunities in the district and referring to two youth from the area who cleared the recently conducted MPSC main examinations, he lauded the initiatives taken by Deputy Commissioner, Swapnil Tembe, for motivating the youth of the region in terms of studies and pursuing competitive examinations and urged him to motivate more youth.
Appealing to the parents to set the target for the future thereby encouraging the youth of the region, he urged the teachers to mould and shape the students for a better future. While encouraging the students to crack the UPSC examination, he also informed the gathering about his initiatives to get a new building to Rongrenggre Government Higher Secondary School.
Congratulating the school for getting a new building under the ADB project in the first phase, the Deputy Commissioner informed the gathering that the district is trying to keep the pace at par with other districts in terms of development of educational infrastructure and urged the schools to give proposal through the education department for availing infrastructural development to their respective schools.
Former Chairman of the GHADC, DT Sangma, while speaking on the occasion informed the gathering that the State government is working hard to improve education scenario in the state and appreciated the SMC of Greenyard Higher Secondary School for their hard-work which bore fruit in the form a new school building.
President of the school and retired ADC of Williamnagar, PR Marak, while delivering the welcome address informed that the school being run by the Williamnagar Baptist Church is one of the oldest in the district which has produced a number of engineers and doctors.