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Assam: “Look East“ to “Act East”, CM Sonowal says at Royal Global University

Addressing a gathering at Royal Global University, With reference to the “Act East Policy”, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowla spoke , about how this part of the country was previously neglected…..


Guwahati

The Assam Chief Minister  Sarbananda Sonowal, inaugurated the new academic block and unveiled the bust of Bharat Ratna, Former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Royal Global University (RGU) today.

The inauguration was done in the presence of distinguished guests  Mrs Queen Oja, MP, Guwahati, Bimal Bora, MLA,  Hrishikesh Goswami, Press Advisor to the Chief Minister,  Bikul Chandra Deka, Vice Chairman, Assam Petrochemicals,  Syed Mominul Awal, Chairman, Assam Minority Development Board,  Deepak Kedia, IGP Law & Order,  A.K. Pansari, Chancellor,  A.K.Modi, Pro-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. S.P. Singh, Vice-Chancellor, faculty and students. A sapling was also planted by the chief guest.

K. Pansari, in his welcome speech, lauded the Chief Guest for his dynamism, perseverance and his ability to reach out to the masses. He spoke about the Exodus of students from the Northeast and about his vision to put an end to this ‘Brain-drain’, also requesting support from the Government to turn this dream into a reality.

The gathering was also addressed by Prof. Dr. S. P. Singh, who expressed his views on the need to reinstate values of Sanskriti, Samriddhi and Sukriti among the youth of the nation.

Mrs Queen Oja too shared a few words of wisdom with the students. She further praised the entire team of Royal Global University for their dedication and competency, hoping for it to emerge as a forerunner among the list of top private universities in India.

Assam: “Look East“ to “Act East”, CM Sonowal says at Royal Global University

The Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal too, addressed the august gathering, highlighting the cultural heritage and richness of the state of Assam. He emphasized on the need to follow the laws of nature and appealed to the conscience of all seated in the auditorium to Conserve Water and commit, with strong determination to restore and protect the environment.

He shed light on two vital elements which when balanced, can lead to growth and prosperity of a region – Economy and Ecology. With reference to the “Act East Policy”, he also spoke about how this part of the country was previously neglected and its stride towards Integration of the Northeast Region with both the ASEAN and the BBIN countries. He ended his speech with a message for the students, to strive to be smarter than the smartest, in this age of cut-throat competition where only the fittest will survive.

A function was held where a cheque of Rs.5 Lakhs was donated towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for Flood Victims of Assam by the faculty and staff of Royal Global University and Royal Global School from their one day’s salary. Two mesmerizing dances, a Ganesh Vandana and a Kshatriya Dance Recital were also performed.

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