Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra
Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra with Bharat Scouts and Guides awardess in Itanagar. Image: Northeast Now

“Sensitize people on social issues for promoting amity and goodwill in the society,” said Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra on Friday.

He was speaking at the Bharat Scouts and Guides Rajya Puraskar, a ceremony which was a part of 20th Arunachal Pradesh State Rajya Puraskar held at Raj Bhavan in Itanagar.

Overall 30 scouts and 19 guides from different schools of the state were felicitated by the Governor.

Congratulating the awardees, the Governor exhorted them to work hard to excel in life.

He also applauded the trainers and officials for guiding the students.

“Bharat Scouts and Guides help in capacity building and enhance the potential of the students,” the Governor said.

He commended the scouts and guides activities in Arunachal Pradesh and expressed his confidence that it will continue to have a positive impact on the growth and development of the Arunachalee youths.

Reminding the students of the scouts and guides laws, the Governor advised them to also actively participate in cleanliness works, and take tuition of children from weaker section of the society.

“Impart first aid training to other students, volunteer for social service and blood donation camps and always strive to protect flora and fauna,” Brig (Retd) Mishra further said.

“Whatever you do, do with spirit of transparency, accountability and honesty. A society will progress, when these values are instilled amongst the young children,” he said.

The scouts and guides presented cultural programmes depicting the cultural heritage of Arunachal Pradesh and national integration.

DAMIEN LEPCHA

Damien Lepcha is Northeast Now Correspondent in Arunachal Pradesh. He can be reached at: lepcharaul@gmail.com

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