- By Shantanu Kumar Rana
Berhampur: In an evolving society, maintaining a positive mindset consistently propels individuals forward, with teachers serving as pivotal figures in nurturing such qualities among students. Retired Chief Justice Sanjay Kumar Mishra shared his insights as the chief guest during the 16th anniversary celebration of Oxford Public School in Lanjipally, a renowned educational institution in Berhampur. Justice Mishra likened teachers to divine beings, acknowledging the immense challenges they face in today’s educational landscape.
He advised students to limit their use of mobile phones, recognizing their detrimental impact on students’ lifestyles. The event, presided over by institution president Dr. Pramod Agarwal, featured director Er. Ashok Kumar Pal delivering the annual report, highlighting the crucial role of parents in shaping students’ lives. Pal urged parents, who eagerly wait for their children to receive awards during such functions, to dedicate time daily to their children, believing it could lead to remarkable success.
Guest of Honor Dr. Sangit Babu emphasized the importance of both smart work and hard work, while advocate Kedar Nath Tripathi, of the Supreme Court of India, stressed the need for schools to function ideally. The celebration included various cultural performances by the school’s students, coordinated by Ramakanta Rath, with active participation from teachers and students alike, including Ravi Prasad Sahukar, Rashmi Ranjan Sahu, Prashant Chandra Mathon, Saroj Kumar Acharya, Kumar Chinmay, and Kumar Prashant.