Lucknow, June 23: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that there is no alternative to hard work and said that to succeed one has to struggle. He also said that any society can create a roadmap of success for future by encouraging the meritorious among them.
He also assured the students that the present state government is working to create conducive atmosphere for the youth in the state. He was today speaking at the felicitation ceremony held at the Lok Bhawan to honor merit holder students of the three boards.
On this occasion, the chief minister awarded 117 students holding the first ten positions in the UP Secondary Education Board's high school and intermediate exams, 19 top students of the class Xth and XIIth board of ISCE and 11 CBSE Board with the Rani Laxmi Bai award. All students were given cheques worth Rs one lakh each, certificates and tablets.
The chief minister said soon after coming to power his government launched a drive to end copying in board exams. Apprehensions were there, he pointed out, that the results in UP would be akin to that of Bihar Board but different results drove home a point that students here had worked hard.
Yogi also added that families and teachers played a pivotal role in the success of students and lauded the teacher fraternity for their role in lives of students. Yogi ji also assured good teachers and meritorious students of all possible support from the state government.
He also urged parents, teachers to identify the shortcomings in a child in the formative years so that they can be overcome and rectified in time. The chief minister also asked children not to rely on short cuts as there are none.