New Delhi: During January, February, March, April months every family in India sees the real as these months are academic examination period for their children. The Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi advised parents, students and academicians that students should be stress free during this period while saying smile is more important than scoring more exam. Mr Modi rather said Smile helps students in scoring more marks.
Addressing the nation on ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio Dt 29 Jan 2017. The Prime Minister said “Today what I see as the biggest challenge facing the education is that it has come to focus solely on examinations. Marks have become all important. As a result, the competition has multiplied leading to a very high increase of stress in the students also. So I would like to know your views concerning the current direction of education and its future course.”
Examination should not be a great source of anxiety. “Generally, troubled families, harassed students, tense teachers – one sees a very strange psychological atmosphere prevailing in each home. And I have always felt that we should come out of this situation and, therefore, today I want to talk in some detail with my young friends. When I’d declared that I would talk on this topic, many teachers, guardians and students sent me their messages, questions, suggestions and also expressed their anguish and narrated their problems,” said Mr Modi.
Highlighting success mantra in exam, Mr Modi said” Keeping your resolve in mind, with confidence in yourself, set out for your exams. My best wishes to your. In order to clear a test, treat the test as a festive occasion. You will never feel a test, a test again. Make headway with this Mantra.”
This edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio that entirely focused on exam preparation by students was widely appreciated by students, parents and academicians.