Kathua, December 25
As a mark of celebration of birthday of Atal Behari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day, an Inter-School Symposium was organized on The Topic Good Governance and Development by the Private Schools Association in collaboration with National Society for Human Resource Development in the premises of Nav Adarsh Hr. Sec. School Kathua. Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Ch. Lal Singh was the chief guest on the occasion and Worthy Deputy Commissioner Kathua Romesh Kumar, C.C.F Roshan Jaggi and Chairman Pollution Board Kesar were the Guests of Honour. The event began with bouquet presentation to all the dignitaries. It was followed by Saraswati vandana and candling. President Private Schools Association, Kathua Gandharab Singh Katal delivered the welcome address and expressed his gratitude to all the dignitaries present there. More than 15 students from various schools of Kathua Dsitrict participated in the event. Students spoke about various aspects of Governance and highlighted the achievements made by former PM Atal Behari Vajpaye as a great leader of the nation. Chief Guest Ch. Lal Singh appreciated the initiative of Private Schools Association for organising such an event. He called upon the students to fix a target in life and work accordingly. While speaking he became nostalgic and shared his personal experiences with the students present. He focused on support from all sectors of the society to lead to good governance. He assured the PSA of all sort of help and called upon them to work unitely and build the student socially relevant and culturally healthy to make the country great and strong.