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Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

Parents should not treat the ‘report cards’ of children as their ‘visiting cards’ or expect them to fulfill their unfulfilled dreams, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he interacted on Tuesday with around 2,000 students, teachers and parents in the second edition of 'pariksha pe charcha'. He encouraged parents to be a factor of motivation and encouragement for their children. “Every child has his or her own potential and strengths... It is important to understand these positives of every child,' PM Modi said.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 January 2019, 12:21:28 AM
Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

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Parents should not treat the ‘report cards’ of children as their ‘visiting cards’ or expect them to fulfill their unfulfilled dreams, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he interacted on Tuesday with around 2,000 students, teachers and parents in the second edition of "pariksha pe charcha". He encouraged parents to be a factor of motivation and encouragement for their children. “Every child has his or her own potential and strengths... It is important to understand these positives of every child," PM Modi said.
Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

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"Only when you take it in spirit and encourage your child a 60 per cent holder moves towards 70 or 80 per cent. If you only criticize and scold your child for not getting 90 per cent you will demotivate your child to start believing that they are incapable. This will take their grades further down towards 40 per cent," the prime minister said.
Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

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"Our learning cannot be reduced to exams only. Our education must equip us to face various challenges of life as well. I sincerely believe that anything that challenges us, polishes us too. If there is nothing to test us, then we become complacent. There must always be something to challenge us," PM Modi said.
Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

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"Compare yourself with your old record, you are your own competition, you break your records, you will never have the chance to drown in a trough of despair if you break your records yourself," the PM said.
Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

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"Exams are important in life, but one should not be stressed by it. Ask yourselves if this an exam of your life or is it just an exam for a particular grade like Class 10 or 12. Once you know the answer to this, your pressure will reduce," he said.
Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0: PM Modi’s top 5 advice to parents, students

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"While aiming big in life is good, but don't get so carried away by it that your dreams remain dreams, and you become too old just thinking about it. We must understand ourselves. We must be true to ourselves, questions ourselves frequently to see how we stand periodically as compared to our ambitions and dreams in life. If you see yourself far from it, then you know what to do. You must break your dreams into phases and give it a time frame to achieve. You must cross one milestone at a time. Climb from a smaller peak to a larger one," the prime minister said.