Make good use of your time: Mein to students

Our Correspondent

Itagar, Jan 31: Aruchal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chow Mein on Monday called upon the students to make good use of their time for a bright future. Gracing the first convocation of the Aruchal University of Studies (AUS) here, he said that the state has opened up in terms of communication and the younger generation has lots of opportunities and responsibilities, an official report informed here today. He said that he was in the twilight years of his political career and during all these years in active politics he had given his best for the upliftment of society.

The DCM in his speech said that the Aruchal University of Studies was itself an inspiration having grown to such a standard from a humble beginning a few years ago. He said that time was valuable, plan at the right time and take advantage of time which will ensure a bright future.

Mein exuded happiness and pride of being the chief guest of a historic event of a convocation ceremony which has grown from humble beginnings. He said it was a red letter day in the history of human resource development of the state. He termed the founding VC Late G.N.Pandey a treasure trove of knowledge. He said that AUS has proven it wrong that private university were useless in the state and that it can do pioneering works. He termed AUS as a biggest asset for msai and the state.  He called for the university to usher in skill development courses and initiate research and development in the field of agro-horti sector. He, however, expressed the desire for the university to hold a semir on Buddhism in the near future.

Speaking during the programme, Education Minister Honchun Ngandam emphasised on the need for effective time magement and called upon the students to sincerely do their duties. He underscored the need to get quality education as at the moment talent and merit counts and mere degrees will not help anyone achieve anything in life, the report added.