Call to use magic as a tool to educate people
Hyderabad: Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatraya opened “Choomantar Magic Asia 2016 – International Magicians Convention” here on Saturday.
Addressing the first meet of its kind, Dattatraya said, “Magic is a wonderful art. Magic should be used as a skill development programme.” The minister appealed to the international magic community to use magic as a tool to create awareness about importance of health and education.
Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mohd Mahmood Ali said as magic will provide entertainment to the people, state governments have to promote this art. TSRTC chairman S Satyanarayana said magic needs skill, which is beyond the imagination of human eye. Efficiency and perfection can be achieved only after practice. He appealed to the magicians not to misuse the art of magic. Magicians from several nations, including Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia and so on participated in the Convention.
Quality education is need of the hour: Dattatreya
Union minister Bandaru Dattatraya said quality education is the need of the hour. Addressing the Conference of Correspondents and Principals of Telangana Government Recognized Schools Managements of Andhra Pradesh unaided school management, he said, “We cannot develop the country without promoting education. It is necessary to implant life skills and personality development for students for becoming good citizens of India. The school management should maintain the discipline so that they can inculcate discipline to students. The girl-child education should be given priority. The private schools play a key role implementing education among the middle class and lower middle class.
“There should be a social security for the working class. The government is implementing the provident fund and ESI legalizations. There is Rs. 970,000 crores in Provident fund. The Union government is committed for labour law reforms and the 44 labour laws will come under four categories. The government will make certain changes for labour laws.