Bhubaneswar: The State government today handed over appointment letters to 489 teachers and eight principals of Odisha Adarsh Vidyalayas at an event here.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who was the Chief Guest at the event, distributed the appointment letters to the newly appointed teachers and principals at the function held at Rabindra Mandap.
“Teaching is a noble profession and future of a country is made in a classroom. That’s why teachers must focus on character building and moral development. The government is committed to provide quality education to students in Odisha,” said Chief Minister.
In the State, 214 Adarsh Vidyalayas are functioning and the government is planning to open 100 more in the near future, the CM added.
Also, Patnaik felicitated nine students from the first batch of Adarsh Vidyalayas. New website of the Adarsh Vidyalayas was also inaugurated during the event.
Among others, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash, Adarsh Vidyalaya organization adviser Bijaya Sahoo and other officials were present during the event.