Nagaland governor La Ganesan, who is also the chief patron of the Nagaland State Bharat Scouts and Guides (NSBSG), graced the Rajya Puraskar ceremony of the NSBSG, the highest award for scouts and guides at the state level, at Dr. Imkongliba Ao hall, Raj Bhavan on Monday.
Speaking at the Rajya Puraskar ceremony, the governor stated that the scouts and guides movement fosters the growth and development of young minds by promoting principles of selflessness, compassion, and responsibility.
He said that the movement encourages individuals to become active members of society and contribute positively to the community. Ganesan further said that the movement would empower young boys and girls to become responsible citizens and leaders of tomorrow through various activities and initiatives.
The chief patron said that the award ceremony was to recognize and acknowledge the efforts and accomplishments of young scouts and guides. He said that the awards presented were more than mere symbols of recognition. Governor also said that they were a testament to the hard work, commitment, and exemplary conduct of the young members of the NSBSG.
Governor gave away the certificates to 43 Rajya Puraskar awardees in presence of the secretary YRS and other NSBSG officials. Secretary YRS & VP NSBSG Anthony Ngullie, delivered a keynote address while the programme was compered by state organizing commissioner (Guide) Vimezhonu Tetso and the vote of thanks was proposed by NSBSG vice president K. Neibou Sekhose.