Minister Lowang inaugurates Vivek Dwar, STEM Lab at RK Mission Narottam Nagar

DEOMALI, Jan 29: In a significant event marking the convergence of education, infrastructure development, and societal values, PHE & WS and DoTCL Minister Wangki Lowang inaugurated Vivek Dwar and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Lab set up by Infosys Foundation at Ramakrishna Mission, Narottam Nagar.

This event, held on Monday, January 29, 2024, stands as a testament to the commitment towards holistic education and community welfare in the region.

Vivek Dwar, a meticulously crafted archway by skilled artisans from North India, stands as an emblem of aesthetic excellence and cultural heritage. Its inauguration signifies the integration of traditional craftsmanship with contemporary aspirations, reflecting the ethos of Narottam Nagar as a centre for holistic learning and cultural enrichment and adding another tourist attraction to the existing statues and gardens.

Presiding over the inaugural ceremony were Swami Balabhadrananda, Assistant General Secretary of the worldwide Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, alongside distinguished dignitaries and revered personalities from the academic and spiritual realms.

Swami Balabhadrananda laid the foundation stone for a proposed new hostel building at the Higher Secondary Section of the institution, symbolizing the institution’s commitment to nurturing not just academic prowess but also providing a conducive environment for holistic growth and development.

Following the inauguration, the annual prize-giving ceremony of Ramakrishna Mission School, Narottam Nagar, commenced at the Vivekananda Sabhagriha of the institution. The ceremony, graced by Wangki Lowang and other guests, served as a platform to recognize and honour the exemplary achievements of students in both academic and sports domains.

During the ceremony, accolades were bestowed upon deserving students for their outstanding performance, while the dedication and commitment of faculty members were acknowledged and appreciated. Such gestures reinforce the ethos of gratitude and acknowledgement within the educational ecosystem, fostering an environment of mutual respect and appreciation.

Swami Achyuteshananda, Secretary; Swami Jneyananda, Principal; and Swami Ritapathananda, Vice Principal of the school, provided inspirational insights and guidance to the student community, urging them to uphold the values of service, integrity, and excellence in all their endeavours. Their words resonated deeply, serving as guiding beacons for the young minds poised to embark on their respective journeys.

In their addresses, the distinguished guests emphasized the pivotal role of education in shaping the future of society and called upon the student community to embrace the spirit of service and compassion. They underscored the importance of imbibing values rooted in humility, empathy, and social responsibility, thereby empowering students to become conscientious contributors to the nation’s progress and prosperity.

The inauguration of the STEM Lab adds another dimension to the educational landscape of Ramakrishna Mission, Narottam Nagar, underscoring the institution’s commitment to fostering innovation, critical thinking, and scientific inquiry among its students.

Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and resources, the STEM Lab is poised to become a nucleus of experiential learning and interdisciplinary exploration, empowering students to harness the power of technology and innovation to address real-world challenges. The Infosys Foundation has set up two labs, one each at the secondary section and higher secondary section of Ramakrishna Mission School Narottam Nagar.

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