Shillong: The All Primary School Teacher’s Association (APSTA) spanning over East, West, South West and Ri Bhoi District will commemorate the 170th Death Anniversary of (L) Rev. Thomas Jones known as the “Father of Khasi Alphabets” also to mark the 177th anniversary of the inception of Lower Primary School Khasi and Jaintia.
The commemoration will be on the 16th of September 2019 at Jaiaw Durbar Hall Shillong beginning at 11:00 A.M. the Chief Guest will be Shri Vincent Pala, M.P Shillong Parliamentary Constituency while the Guest of Honour will be Bah Adelbert Nongrum MLA, North Shillong Constituency.
APSTA therefore appeals to all Primary Schools teachers to be present on this occasion to make it a grand success. the Release of the Souvenir; donation of twenty thousand rupees to Rilang Children’s Home; Dr. H. Gordon Robert Hospital; and to the Christmas Makeover 2019 of Ri Khasi Channel respectively will be the major programmes on this day. There will also be the distribution of APSTA Welfare Scheme to 14 retired teachers amounting to rupees 40,000 each.