The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) graced the 19th Rajya Puraskar Award ceremony of Bharat Scouts and Guides (BSG), ArunachalPradesh in the Darbar Hall of Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 22nd June 2018. The Governor gave away the highest Bharat Scouts and Guides award in the State to twenty one Scouts and twenty one Guides from Tirap, East Siang, Lower Dibang Valley, Namsai,Upper Subansiri, Lohit, Papum Pare, Lower Suansiri, West Siang, Upper Siang andSiang Districts on the occasion.
Congratulating the Scouts and Guides for the award, the Governor said the RajyaPuraskar reflects their hard work and dedication and they truly deserve it. He said thatthey are the assets and support of the State and they must continue to maintain discipline, be honest and transparency in their approach. He also emphasise on thespirit of ‘Give back to Society’ amongst the students. Commending the officers and scouts and guides of the State, the Governor, who is thePatron of BSG in the State emphasised that the Bharat Scouts and Guides movement must be encouraged and promoted in every districts of the State.
Referring to the Sub Article (h) of Article 51 A Fundamental Duties as enshrined in TheIndian Constitution, the Governor urged the students to develop scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform. He also advised the students to be connected to humane values, i.e. fortitude, forgiveness, lessen pride, honesty, cleanliness, self control, calm, knowledge, truthfulness and no rage.
Scouts and Guides gave a First Aid Demonstration and students of Hornbill English Medium School and Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Itanagar presented a colourful presentation.
First Lady of the State of Arunachal Pradesh Smt Neelam Misra, Secretary Education Smti Madhu Rani Teotia, government officials, teachers, scout & guide masters and trainers, Rovers & Rangers also attended the function.
State Education Minister Shri Honchun Ngadam, Director Secondary Education cum State Chief Commissioner for Bharat Scout and Guides, Arunachal Pradesh, Shri Gania Leij and Deputy Director Secondary Education cum State Secretary for Bharat Scout and Guides, Arunachal Pradesh, Shri S. Ronrang also spoke on the occasion. State Scout Organizer Shri P. Kalita presented a brief report on Scouting and Guiding moment in Arunachal Pradesh. State Training Commissioner (Guides) Ms Kempi Pakam briefed the Governor about Rajya Puraskar and achievements of the BSG of theState.