Governor Acharya during the meeting with VC’s of Universities and other organisations at Raj Bhavan on June 14.
Kohima, June 14 (MExN): The Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya had a meeting with Vice Chancellors of Universities and other organisations on June 14 at Raj Bhavan Kohima.
Governor Acharya stated that the President of India has urged the Governors to convene meetings with VC of State Universities from time to time and to inspire Universities towards University Social Responsibility (USR). He emphasised that Universities and University affiliated college students should visit villages at regular intervals. They should engage with residents of the villages in regard to cleanliness, literacy and immunisation and should be game changers to identify the beneficiaries for Central and State Flagship Programmes, he added.
Informing the meeting, the Governor also stated that the President of India, in his speech on the closing ceremony of the Governors conference, said that Universities should try to digitize process including admission application and certificate distribution. Universities should focus on skill development and employment generation activities including internship. They should develop centre for excellence on at least one subject.
Governor Acharya also called on various organisations including, Rajya Sainik Board, Red Cross Society, BS&G and NEZCC to work on modalities on how to strengthen the society. He said that the dormant or hidden energy of these organisations should be utilises to reach out to the people especially those living in the remote areas.
The meeting also decided that apart from the State function, World Yoga Day 2018 will also be organised at Raj Bhavan on June 21 with participation from University students, Rajya Sainik Board, Red Cross Society, BS&G and NEZCC.
The Governor suggested on conducting quiz competitions on welfare projects of Central and State Governments coinciding with 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
This was stated in a press release issued by PRO to Governor.