Educational institutions and other organisations organised various programmes for the students across the state.
CRIMHSC: The fourth day of the ongoing “stress awareness week” programme conducted by the Carl Rogers Institute of Mental Health and School Counselling (CRIMHSC) in collaboration with the Directorate of State and Family Welfare, was conducted on May 25 at Baptist Higher Secondary School, Kohima.
During the programme, resource person, Kezhazolie Mere spoke to both the students and the teachers about what psychology was, and delivered a brief history about Carl Rogers. He also mentioned about the different physical and psychological symptoms of stress which results in prolonged unmanaged stress. Mere concluded the talk by giving some tips on how to control and manage their stress such as having a healthy me-time, maintaining a healthy diet, having a set sleep-wake routine, physical exercise, listening to music with good lyrics, gratitude journalling, etc.
DBC: To spread awareness about various recruitment schemes in Indian Army as officers, junior commissioned officers, agniveers and women military police, Army Recruiting Office, Rangapahar held a lecture on May 24 at the Don Bosco College, Dimapur. The awareness cum interaction lecture included all aspects of agniveer scheme and its benefits, various schemes for of entry as an officer, registration procedure through the Indian Army website, current recruitment procedure and other important miscellaneous issues. The event was attended by approximately 320 students and 10 teachers.
SJU: As a part of the outreach programme to interact with underprivileged children, the department of economics 2nd Semester PG along with faculty of St Joseph University visited Chanan House of Hope Shokhuvi on May 23.
ICFAI: ICFAI University Nagaland (IUN), Philosophy department organised a talk on “introduction to artificial intelligence and its applications”, on May 22 at the IUN Auditorium. During the programme, resource person, assistant professor, department of information technology from the School of Engineering and Technology, NU, Teisovi Angami, talked about the history and types of AI and how it is being applied in day-to-day life.
Program coordinator, and assistant professor from the department of philosophy, IUN, Rovikotuo Yhoshu highlighted on the need for the students to be informed and educated not only on their respective subjects but also of current trends in the world and about the applicability of philosophy in other fields.
In a separate programme, ICFAI University Nagaland organised a farewell program for the outgoing undergraduate and postgraduate students on May 23 with Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur, Sachin Jaiswal as the chief guest. In his speech, the DC asserted on the importance of self-employment by creating an identity for the welfare of the state. The vice chancellor, professor Dr. Soundarjya Borbora urged the students to promote entrepreneurship, independent and positive mind-sets.