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Governor visits St. Joseph University and CIHSR

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Dimapur, February 7: Governor of Nagaland Prof. Jadish Mukhi visited St. Joseph University, Chümoukedima on Monday, according to a DIPR bulletin.
In his address, the Governor congratulated the students, teachers and staff of the University for responding to the pandemic in a most praiseworthy manner.
He said that the virus has impacted all walks of life, and education is no exception.
‘Fortunately, technology provided a solution and schools, colleges and universities across India have continued to provide education in online mode and make e-resources available to its students. It shows how a University’s contribution to society can go far beyond imparting education’, he stated.
Mukhi said that in today’s era, rote learning must be kept aside and promote the idea of research in education.
He also mentioned that the new National Education Policy is a guiding light, as it encourages research and development.
‘Education under this policy will move from content-heavy towards learning more about how to think critically and solve problems, how to be creative and multidisciplinary, and how to innovate, adapt and absorb new material in every changing fields of study. The curriculum will include basic arts, humanities, sports and languages, and it will be based on our culture and values’, he added.
Welcome address was delivered by the Vice-Chancellor of the University Dr. D Gnanadurai. A video about the University was presented and vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. A Anthonisan.
The Governor also planted a sapling at the University campus.
The DIPR also reported that the Governor visited Christian Institute of Health Science and Research (CIHSR) at Chümoukedima on the same day.
He visited various departments and wards of the Hospital and interacted with the medical personnel.
Mukhi congratulated all the frontline workers for handling the surge of COVID-19 ‘effectively till today’.
He urged the administration of CIHSR and the State Government to take steps to make affordable healthcare services available to the farthest region of the State, which will also reflect a progressive Nagaland marching ahead in the 21st century.
(Page News Service)

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