BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated SAI Angan, a play school from the stable of SAI International School in city.
Spread over a sprawling 1.5 lakh sq ft with a capacity to accommodate 1,500 students in the age group of two to seven years, SAI Angan is billed as the biggest play school not only in the State but also among the bigger ones in India.
Addressing the inaugural function, Naveen said education should make us learn how to think rather than what to think and it should help to broaden vision and promote free thinking.
Stating that education is the only instrument which can change society and improve quality of life, the CM said every educator should remember that children are more important than the subject matter and should be guided to grow in the most possible natural environment.
He said the Government is working to bring about a change in education scenario of the State and the Capital City is growing as an education destination. Naveen also lauded the SAI International School for emerging as a top institution in the country with its facilities.
Bhubaneswar MP Prasanna Patsani and Bhubaneswar (North) MLA Priyadarshi Mishra were also present at the inaugural function.
Chairman of SAI International School Bijay Kumar Sahoo said the school will provide new and creative experiential learning to the students. Trustee Silpi Sahoo and principal Harish Sanduja were also present on the occasion.