CM announces long summer vacations for students

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Apr 2018 11:00:02




Staff Reporter

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has announced summer vacation for one and a half months from May 1 to June 16. Dr Singh during his monthly radio programme ‘Raman Ke Goth’, said to the children and their parents that, “I am happy to disclose this good news to you all that this year school students will be getting summer vacation of one and a half months starting from May 1 to June 16.” He also appealed to the people to keep water bowls in open for thirsty birds and animals and also to regularly water plants and trees around. The Chief Minister said that if you visit my residence in Raipur, you will see number of birds drinking from water bowls kept on trees in the premise.

Talking about the summer vacation of one and a half month, Chief Minister said students can make better use of these holidays. They may visit their relatives or can learn a new skill/art as per their hobbies. Dr Singh wished luck to the students awaiting their exam results and advised them to never get disheartened if they do not get the desired results, rather they should double their hard work and achieve higher goals with perseverance. He added that in our social and political life also, we face similar situations. “I have myself got defeated in some elections, but each defeat gave me new lessons and new fervour to persevere, which led me to new opportunities and success.” Dr Singh advised parents to have friendly and compassion behaviour towards children and provide them inspiring and stress-free environment.

Dr Singh added that during this scorching heat of summer, children should stay indoors in the afternoon. Not only children, but each and every person should take care of their health to get through this tough time of summer season. Prefer to drink boiled/clean drinking water and avoid consuming leftover/junk food.The Chief Minister said state government has made all necessary preparations for tackling drinking water crisis during summer season. Dr Singh said in year 2003, 44,552 hamlets in state had drinking water facility, but now 74,685 hamlets have at least one source of drinking water available. He requested that state government is making best possible arrangements to ensure availability of water for each and every citizen, but if each citizen decides to cut down on water consumption to certain extent, it will not only save water but will also prove helpful for the fellow citizens.