Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Gov commends SEIL’s initiatives

Nagaland governor La Ganesan on Monday said that the Student Experiences in Inter-State Living (SEIL), which was founded in 1965 with an aim to promote the feeling of brotherhood between youths from Northeast India and the rest of the nation, has been helping in promoting a sense of oneness among every student of the country.
Governor was speaking as chief guest at a programme organized by SEIL at the Dr.Imkongliba Hall, Raj Bhavan Kohima on March 27, 2023.
As part of the Students’ National Integration Tour -2023 and in commemoration of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, 482 students from North East were sent to 21 states in February 2023.
Governor said the SEIL has been working “magnificently” in conducting annually study tours and cultural exchange programmes touching the lives of over 1500 students since its inception.
In addition to its continuing approach towards national integration, governor said that SEIL has been working for skill development, financial literacy and education amongst the youth of North East.
Governor commended all the students, who took part in the initiatives over the years. He maintained that they were the future leaders who will help build a bright and healthy society.
Governor also complimented SEIL for giving students the opportunity to overcome differences and instead focus to build a strong and vibrant democracy.
The chief guest gave away participation certificates to SEIL delegates and also interacted with them and asked about their experiences. Eight SEIL delegates, who shared their tour experiences, said they visited many remarkable monuments, historical places, universities, and enjoyed different food and culture.
Delivering welcome address, SEIL 2023, co-coordinator Nagaland Tharila Yim said the main focus was on the North East Region of India to connect with the rest of the states and create a sense of unity among the states. She said 82 tribes from the entire NE region were sent to all parts of India on February 2, 2023. Out of the total, Nagaland had sent 38 students representing 12 tribes from 10 districts to different states of India to learn the culture and traditions of different states.
The programme was chaired by Nuzise Sangtam and Kohima unit secretary Peteneilhou Mechiilho gave invocation while vote of thanks was proposed by Jesse K. Awomi.


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