ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Suggesting that the institutes need to focus on job-oriented subjects, entrepreneurship, and avenues and resources- related professions, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya said that pass-out students should be job providers and not merely job seekers.
He was interacting with the representatives of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), National Institute of Technology (NIT), North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), Arunachal Pradesh, Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Arunachal Pradesh, State Bharat Scouts and Guides (BSG) and Ex-Servicemen Association at Raj Bhavan here on Thursday.
Further informing that his priority for the development of the state are the three ‘Es’ -Education, Electricity and Empowerment, he emphasized on quality education and urged that each student passing out from their institutes be well versed and employable.
“Let us change the mindset of the people, particularly the youths and motivate them to work hard and excel in life,” he said.
The Governor, being the Chairman of the State Ex-Servicemen Association, President of State Indian Red Cross Society and Patron of State Bharat Scouts and Guides, emphasised on strengthening these organizations. Acharya, who is also the Chairman of NEZCC, Dimapur, advised the concerned officials to register all cultural troupes of the state to facilitate them to participate in cultural events all over the country.
RGU Vice Chancellor Professor T Mibang, NERIST In-charge Director, Professor H S Yadav, NIT In-charge Director, Dr M K Shome, state NEZCC members, Director Art & Culture N Ete, Director Research Batem Pertin and Joint Director, Art and Culture J Siram, IRCS Honorary Secretary Dr E Rumi and Ex-Servicemen President Gyati Kago, along with other members also attended the meeting.
Earlier during the day, the Governor met women body builder champion from the state Paklu Taipodia and exhorted her to focus and excel in national and international sporting arenas. She was accompanied by coach cum mentor Raj Thakuri.