Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS officer Anup Sahoo has adopted his alma mater Sarangadhar High School in Kamakhyanagar of Dhenkanal district. Sahoo, currently posted as the Deputy Inspector General, Intelligence, studied in Sangadhar high school from Std V to Std X.
Sahoo said, “The school has an immense role in shaping my thinking and inculcating values.” This is an effort from his end to participate in the School Adoption Programme under the 5T initiative of the State Government.
Recently, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik called upon Ministers, MPs, MLAs, and High Court Judges to adopt Government schools of their choice under the Mo School initiative. The objective behind this effort is the improvement of basic infrastructure and quality education in Odia-medium schools.
“I fondly remember one of my teachers giving me, my first Oxford English advanced learner’s dictionary at the SD High School in Kamakya Nagar,” added Sahoo, reminiscing his school days.