Odisha Schools To Observe International Day For Older Persons Tomorrow

Odisha Schools To Observe International Day For Older Persons Tomorrow

Odisha schools to observe International Day for Older Persons tomorrow

 

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government on Monday directed all the state-run schools to observe October 1 as the International Day for Older Persons, an official said. The direction in this regard was issued by School and Mass Education Department to all the district education officers. The schools will organise inspirational talks to be delivered by retired/inspiring teachers to students in order to instill the spirit of love respect and empathy towards elderly persons, said Bhagirathi Prusty, undersecretary in the School and Mass Education department.

The schools during assembly and prayer time will also organise motivational programmes so that students will be encouraged to perform their social responsibility.