Nashik: The progress by students from a tribal community in education is very praiseworthy. Encouragement and honour by the tribal department to students will become inspiring for those students from other communities, stated chairperson of Zilla Parishad Shital Sangale on Thursday.
She was speaking during felicitation of meritorious students and release of research papers and educational books in tribal languages at Manohar Garden lawns, Govindnagar on Thursday.
Mayor Ranjana Bhansi, MLA Seema Hiray, joint secretary of tribal department Sunil Patil, District Collector Radhakrishnan B, tribal commissioner in-charge Dr. Kiran Kulkarni, additional tribal commissioner Dilip Gavande, project officer Aman Mittal and joint commissioner Dashrath Panmand were present.
Sangale further said that government is implementing various schemes for development of people from tribal community. Students of the community are flying high in education. Their honour by the department will become inspiring for other students.
These students should be committed for development of the community to which they belong, she urged. Mayor Ranjana Bhansi said that work on large scale is being conducted in the district on malnourishment.
Students from tribal community have to face difficulties while taking education in higher schools due to condition of 3-km distance. This condition should be relaxed, she demanded.
Bhansi suggested that the tribal department should start training classes on large scale to increase participation by tribal students in competitive examinations.
Players from tribal community in the district reached name of Nashik in world with excellent performance in sports. Players in large numbers would reach the name of Nashik in the world in future too, hopes District Collector Radhakrishnan B.
Government is conducting various schemes on large scale for development of tribal community. Officials from the department should do their work honestly to reach benefit of these schemes to last tribal of remote areas and do work to clear difficulties of tribals, he advised.
Youths from the tribal community reached the peak of Mount Everest due to their strong mental strength. This quality is giving strength to them for development, said joint secretary Sunil Patil. 41 students who have earned special proficiency in Class X and Class XII examinations were honoured.
MLA Seema Hiray and tribal commissioner in-charge Dr. Kiran Gavande also expressed their views. Additional tribal commissioner Dilip Gavande made the introductory speech.