10th Nov 2017 09:11:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

 NERIST VIth convocation

ITANAGAR, Nov 10:Governor BD Mishra graced the 6th Convocation of the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology as Chief Guest at Nirjuli today.

In his Convocation Speech the Governor called upon the passing out students to contribute towards the development of society and alma mater.

‘Till today, parents, guardians, institution and society have been contributing in your achievement and now it is time that you pay back to society,’ he said.

Congratulating the students who were awarded degrees, the Governor emphasised that the passing out students must strive to develop scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform in them and also protect and improve the natural environment and to have compassion for living creatures as enshrined in the Constitution.

To remind the graduating students of their fundamental duties enshrined in the Indian Constitution, at the advice of the Governor, the printed copies of fundamental duties were given to the students along with their degrees.

The Governor was highly impressed to see large number of girl students amongst the recipients of PhD Degrees.

The Governor, who is also the President, NERIST Society called upon the members of the faculty to be coach, friend, philosopher and guide to the students. He emphasised on creating learning atmosphere through a holistic academic management. He suggested for two classes a week by the Director to build stronger bond between the students and the faculty, while informing that he himself will conduct interactive sessions with students once a fortnight.

Stating that science and technology are the keys to national development, the Governor urged upon the teaching faculty and students to carry out research works and innovation which will ensure progress of the nation.  

Advising the continuing students, the Governor said that they must set their goal, work hard and earn knowledge. He also emphasised on games and sports and extracurricular activities along with academic courses for the students.

The Chairman, Board of Management, NERIST, Prof. UC Ray and the Director, NERIST, Prof. Tamo Mibang, Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University also spoke on the occasion.

Earlier, the Governor presented the Gold Medals to 50 students for securing highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for academic session of 2015-16 and 2016-17. 37 students received their PhD degree and 412 out of 1086 students received their degrees in person on the occasion.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
      She is a graduate in Science with post graduation in Sociology from University of Pune. She has been in the media industry for nearly a decade. Before turning to print business, she has been associated with radio and television.
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