Dimapur, July 9: Felicitation programme in honour of the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya, who will be ending his tenure as the Governor of Nagaland was organized by St. Joseph University, Dimapur and ICFAI University, Dimapur in their respective college premises on July 8.
Addressing the gathering in both the events, the Governor stressed on creating an economically strong state saying that despite blessed with rich natural resources the state is economically poor.
Stating universities as pillars of the nation to make India economically strong, Governor urged the university to bring out employable youth in accordance to the need of the society.
Having serious concern for the poorer section of the people in the state, Governor said that the fruits of independence have not reached equitably to all the section of the people as only some section of people are enjoying all the luxury yet many citizen are still downtrodden, which is not acceptable in democracy. He reminded the people that in a democratic and secular country every citizen have equal rights.
He warned against self-centred education, terming educated, working only for his own pocked or family as looters of society and further urged all to work towards strengthening their own tribe, village and nation. He thanked all for their love and respect shown to him during his tenure as Governor.
Vice chancellor of St. Joseph University in his address while terming Governor as not only a good administrator but someone who is actively involved in nurturing younger generation, thanked the him for his involvement in establishing the university and also financial contribution for setting up of different awards and further congratulated for his successful tenure as Governor.
The Vice Chancellor of ICFAI University also thanked Governor for the concern shown towards the university and for inspiring them to take up new initiative and wished him good health and best wishes for his next assignment.
The day was marked by special presentations by students.
(Page News Service)