Sunday, June 4, 2023

Educational institutions organise various programmes

Educational institutions organised various programmes and activities by organising cleanliness drive, cultural day, workshop and educational tours.
ICFAI University: ICFAI University Nagaland in collaboration with the Sovima Village Council under the theme “Segregation of Waste at Source and Cleanliness Drive” organized a mass social work on April 28.
Assistant professor (Philosophy), Rovikotuo Yhoshu, who was in-charge of the event informed that the social work was organized to clean the surroundings of the village and to segregate the waste.
The work was carried with the support of all the students of the university, NSS, members of the university’s Green Club and faculty members.
In a separate event, the NSS unit of the university under the charge of the nodal officer assistant professor (Management Studies), Dr. Imtinungsang Jamir, carried out a government-initiated survey activity in Sovima area.
Salesian College: Salesian College of Higher Education celebrated its “Cultural Day” under the theme, “Culture is a matter of the heart”, on May 1.
A press release by principal Salesian College of Higher Education informed that it was organized by IQAC & Students Forum of SCHE.
Special guest, principal of Bosco College of Teacher Education, Dr. Fr. Jose Joseph appreciated the diversity and multi-cultural, multi-lingual and multi-religious set up of Salesian College of Higher Education. He also pointed out from the constitution on India, the cultural rights each citizen of India possesses and the need to respect and promote the appreciation of cultural diversity.
The audience were also enthralled with the presentation of cultural items from the Kuki community, remix of different Naga cultural dance, couple show of the various Naga cultural attires, Adivasi dance and songs from the Sumi community.
Earlier in the programme, principal Fr. Dr. Paul Punii, stressed on the theme of the “Cultural Day” and encouraged to promote, respect and love through the celebration.
He also placed on record that SCHE may be one exceptional college in Nagaland which has the most variety of tribes and communities. Besides Nagaland, the staff and students hail from most states of North-East India and other parts of the country like Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
The programme began with an invocation by director of the institution, Fr. Thomas VA and vote of thanks by cultural secretary of SCHE, Students Forum, Peter Khing.
Yemhi Memorial College: Department of Economics, Yemhi Memorial College (YMC) organized a one-day workshop on “Avenues for Entrepreneurship and Self Employment in Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Nagaland” on May 1 at the College auditorium.
A press release from media committee YMC informed that the workshop was organized with the objective to sensitize the students on the importance of skill-based education for self-employment and for building a successful enterprise for themselves in the future.
Resource speaker, assistant director, Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Dimapur, under Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, Y Khetoi Shohe, highlighted in brief about the objectives and functions of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
He also spoke on different online and offline Entrepreneurship Development Program Training Centers available for the beneficiaries.
Shohe encouraged all the students to lay emphasis on skill-based avenues and entrepreneurship which is much in demand globally.
The programme was followed by an interactive session with the students.
Earlier, the programme was chaired by, assistant professor, Department of Economics Sino Olive Shohe, welcome address by HoD, Economics, Temsunaro Imchen and vote of thanks by Akaholi Ayemi.
In separate event, Department of Sociology, Yemhi Memorial College, Nepali Basti, Dimapur conducted a cleanliness drive as part of departmental activity at District Hospital Dimapur, on April 29.
Unity College: Department of Political Science and History, Unity College organized educational tour to North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong for MA fourth semester on April 28 and 29.
A press release by the college stated that the aim of the tour was to enhance knowledge of students and encourage them to develop research interest through enquiry.
The students also interacted with research scholars and visited Central Library and ICSSR- NERC Library.
Altogether, 42 students and three faculty members took part in the study tour.
UCTE: Second Semester Student-Teachers along with faculty and principal of Unity College of Teacher Education (UCTE), organised a one-day educational visit to Nagaland Tool Room and Training Centre (NTTC), Dimapur, on April 29.
A press release by principal UCTE, stated that manager, NTTC, John Rokuongulie, guided the student-teachers around, highlighting and sharing on various trainings and courses available in the institute.
The Student-Teachers also learnt significance of the state in initiating such skill set institutes especially for youths in the state.
St. Joseph University: Department of History, St. Joseph University (SJU), conducted a field trip on April 28 to Guwahati in order to fulfil the requirements of the PG II semester course. Students visited Assam State Museum, Guwahati War Memorial,Gandhi Mandap, Kamakhya Temple and Jagannath Temple.
Kohima College: Kohima College bade farewell to associate professor, principal (retd.), Kohima College, Dr. M. Libanthung Ngullie, on May 1.
Dr. M. Libanthung Ngullie, in his speech stated that life is not counted in years, but in experiences. He thanked all the faculty members and administrative staff for their guidance and thanked vice-principal Keneilesa Neikha for his enduring support and holding the fort when in need. He further challenged the staff to do their best for the betterment of their students and for the glory of God during their short term of serving.
The programme was chaired by the vice-principal, associate professor, Keneilesa Neikha, special songs by assistant professor, Dr. Visiezolie Yashu and Lepenthe of BA 4th semester.
St. Joseph’s College: NCC senior wing of St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Jakhama under 1 Nagaland Girls’ Battalion NCC/NCC Group-Kohima conducted an awareness programme at its adopted village, Kezo Basa village on April 30 as an activity of social service and community development of NCC.
CO, 1 NL Girls’ BN NCC, Kohima, Col Manjeet Katoch, was also present along with visiting team comprising of 12 cadets, 01 associate NCC officer and 01 PI staff.
Awareness talk on government schemes for rural areas was delivered by JUO Visakhono Yakhro, on Health & Hygiene by SGT Kevekhulu Thisa and on Environmental Protection by CDT Ambikali Mech.
President of Kezo Basa Women Society, Savi Thami, village council members and 30 residents attended the programme.
The team also contributed 150 self-made bags to the village for use as marketing bag/lunch bag when they go to fields. The bags were made from waste materials such as used


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