Nagaland Governor P B Acharya interacted with around 141 children and 26 caretakers from 23 orphanages of the State at Raj Bhavan in Kohima on the second day of the outreach programme for children from various child care institutions.
Interacting with the children, Governor Acharya expressed his gratitude to all the children for their heart touching performances.
He called upon the children to realize their dreams through education and hard work.
Acharya said no work was demeaning and all should be prepared to contribute towards the development of the society.
The Governor also congratulated the caretakers of the child care institutions for the exemplary job and giving shelter, education and most importantly a home to the children. He expressed hope that they would continue their laudable service for the welfare of the children.
Exhorting the children, Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CRPCR) chairperson, Awan Konyak, encouraged the children to grow up with love and respect in their hearts for their brothers and sisters of their centres as they were part of their family.
She also encouraged the children to take their education seriously as it is important to succeed in life.
Konyak also expressed gratitude to the Governor for initiating such a programme for the children staying in child care institutes all over the State.
She appreciated the love, passion and selfless sacrifice put in by all caretakers in the institutes.