By MM Special Correspondent
GUWAHATI, FEBRUARY 13: The Scholar School, SSH Vidyanagar, Satgaon Guwahati, was set up in 2012 with only 13 students. A project of Human Welfare Foundation (HWF), New Delhi, the School plans to develop the students’ physical, intellectual, moral, and spiritual personality in accordance with best principles of life. Besides this, the ‘Vision 2016’ of HWF aims to bring about transformation on the social landscape of the country. The plan envisages the establishment of multifarious institutions across the country, with a strong human resource of committed volunteers and recognised community leaders. So far HWF has set up educational institutions in Assam, Delhi, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.
Addressing the Annual Day function of the School on Saturday, Dr FA Barbhuiya, Assistant Professor & Programme Coordinator of Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIIT-G) showcased the life and work of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who belonged to a low income fishermen family of Tamil Nadu, sold newspapers to earn his pocket money during student days and ultimately assumed the highest office of the country, the President of India. Barbhuiya said every student must aim high and work hard to achieve their goals.
CS Majeed, Financial Controller of HWF and recipient of President’s Police Medal for meritorious services in 2008, exhorted the students to practise cleanliness in all aspects of life as well as show respect and gratitude to elders in the family, and teachers in school. He said, “If you love your country, you must be ready to do your best for her.”
Inam Uddin Ahmed, President, Assam Zakat Fund and Nurul Laskar, Project Head, ANREM also spoke on the occasion.
Earlier, Noorun Nahar, Principal in Charge of the School, presented the annual report of the School. Dignitaries present on the occasion gave away the prizes of annual sports meet and other competitions held during the year. The students also put up an impressive cultural performance on the occasion. Asha Khan, teacher, offered the formal vote of thanks.