Dimapur, September 9: A new computer centre was inaugurated at Fazl Ali College, Mokokchung on September 6 by Minister for Higher Education & Technical Education, Nagaland, Temjen Imna Along.
The computer centre was constructed under the infrastructure grant to colleges scheme of the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) funded by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Department of Higher Education, Government of India and Government of Nagaland.
The Minister in his speech said he was satisfied with the 1st phase of RUSA in the state and asked the people to use the newly inaugurated centre to the optimum and to protect and use it judiciously saying that people have civic sense in their home but lacks towards the property that belongs to everyone.
Along maintained that many a times developmental activities in the state is hampered due to land-owner issue. He called upon the landowner to come with a magnanimous attitude so that Nagaland could be developed and urged the people to change the way we view things in the past for we are already getting into the 22nd Century. He also said we cannot hold on to the narrowness of the past to build the future where everything is globalised.
Along said “we need to create a society that is congenial for all of us to assimilate for better progress of our people” and maintained that if our partners take one step the department and the Government should take ten steps.
Technical report of the construction of the computer centre was presented by Senti, SDO PWD (Housing), Mokokchung. Short speech was delivered by Director, Higher Education, Kuholi Chishi, welcome speech was given by vice principal, Fzal Ali College, Tiamongla, special song was presented by Imtisungit and Marilyn while Rev Lima Lemtor, Pastor Union Church, FAC said the invocation.
The programme was chaired by State Project Director (RUSA), Menuokholie Kire and closing remarks was said by RUSA Co-ordinator FAC, Dr. Imtiwati Jamir. Advisor for Skill Development & CAWD, Nagaland, Kizheto Kinimi also attended the programme.
(Page News Service)