Dimapur, July 16: The Tetso College held its 24th fresher’s day ‘Salvete 2018’ on Monday with Professor Pradeshi Lal, Vice Chancellor of Nagaland University as the guest of honour. The event was held to welcome the new students with speeches and performances from both the teachers and the students.
Principal of Tetso College officially welcomed the fresher’s into the Tetso family and announced that as per the Tetso tradition every new student is Mr & Ms Fresher.
Director, Kvulo Lorin announced that 600 students from all districts of Nagaland out of which 6 toppers from the NBSE top ten list have joined Tetso College. The occasion was organized by the newly elected Tetso Student Council without any monetary collection from the students this time.
In addition, the college has awarded scholarships worth Rs 34 lakhs to 67 students to ensure that no deserving student is denied admission.
Two other important announcements were made: The launch of Nagaland’s first college mobile app. The app was developed in-house and is available for download on the android Google Playstore. It will be available for download by apple users by next week. The app can be used by parents, students or people who want more information to keep track of college news, pay fees online and more!
The Governor of Nagaland’s Dr. T Ao Scholarship Award was also announced. This award is open to all Tetso students. The scholarship recipient will receive a certificate, trophy and gift hampers from Indigenous Naga Entrepreneurs. Under this scholarship, the student must complete a field project on the theme “Naga culture, languages, traditions, or folklore”.
In his keynote address, Professor Pradeshi Lal discussed about the importance of education and gave two characteristics that each student must have. He advised the students not to confine oneself only to the four walls of the classroom in aiming only for the gold medal but to participate in extracurricular activities and get involved in sports. We should also learn to have fun and play games as well, he said.
Felicitation and awards was presided over by Mhabeni Tungoe, Dean of Tetso College in which teacher and students were recognised for 100% attendance in the last academic session. Certificate was also presented to the Commerce Department for securing gold medals in Accounting & Finance Honours, and Management Honours in the recently declared NU undergraduate semester exam 2018 results.
(Page News Service)