Seminar on thoughts & philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi on Oct 2

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Dimapur, September 15: A seminar on thoughts and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi by eminent resource persons would be organized on October 2 at Raj Bhavan Kohima to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.
This was stated by the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya during a meeting with Government Officers from the Department of Higher Education, members of the Nagaland College Principals Association and Nagaland University representatives at Raj Bhavan today. He also informed that Raj Bhavans across the country will be organising programmes and seminars to mark the occasion.
The Governor has instructed the Department of Higher Education to conduct Quiz Competitions related to Mahatma Gandhi in all the Districts of Nagaland. The winners of the competition will be felicitated on 2nd October at Raj Bhavan, he added. The programme will be attended by about 250 selected college students from Kohima and Dimapur.
Interacting with college principals and Government Officials, Governor Acharya also reiterated that UGC has set guidelines for Colleges to adopt villages for exchange of knowledge and for the overall social/economic betterment of the village communities.
He called on the educational institutions to play their in strengthening the society. The Governor said that students should visit these adopted villages and highlight the community on various issues like health, hygiene and the environment.
He also stated that the targeted beneficiaries of the government schemes and programmes should be made by the students. (Page News Service)