Student bodies must support socio-academic advancement, promote talent, dignity and positivity of individual students in the campus: Governor.
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) on 21st August 2018 interacted on the theme, ‘The Role of Students in ensuring Discipline and Proper Academic Atmosphere in Higher & Technical Educational Institutions’ with the students and the faculty of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), Rono Hills, Doimukh, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Arunachal Pradesh and North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar.
The Governor opined that for an educational institution to have a good academic atmosphere, the students’ academic interest must be the top priority. Peace and tranquility on the campus must be maintained at all cost and the atmosphere of fear and uncertainty must be conspicuous by their absence. He said that at Educational Campus there should be no stoppage of classes, no violence, destruction, extortion or obstruction, no political agenda and no thought or action against the unity and integrity of the nation.
To have a good academic atmosphere in campus, the students’ academic interest must be the top priority: Governor
Student bodies must support socio-academic advancement, promote talent, dignity and positivity of individual students in the campus. The acid test of student Body’s agenda should be to endorse programmes which are for the welfare of all, the Governor said.
The Governor underscored that the student bodies should take up programmes to honour academic performers, extracurricular activities’ achievers, gallantry awardees, social workers, and other innovative individuals amongst them. Student bodies must promote social harmony, literacy, women empowerment, and cleanliness. He further suggested that members of student bodies must always be the underwriters of the study as the first priority They must be disciplined, committed to their social responsibility and have empathy and respect for other students constitution, Rules, Laws, Acts and good social order and above all be self disciplined. He felt that it would be more appropriate if in college and universities their ‘Student’s Dignity offering Box’ rather than ’Student Body Fee Collection’.
The Governor apprised the students about the Placement and Ranking Improvement Committee, set up by him for RGU, NIT and NERIST. He emphasized on innovative performance in All India level, healthy academic atmosphere and apprentice opportunities to the best students to renowned Industries for making institutes of Higher education of Arunachal Pradesh the most sought for institutes in India for campus recruitment and ranking enhancement.
The Governor exhorted them to dedicate time to ‘Collective College Work’ and develop tolerance for diverse ideas and opinions but the difference between ‘difference of opinion’ and ‘opinion assailing the unity and integrity of the Nation’ must be understood.
The Governor emphasized on self discipline, which he said means, ‘Practice and effort for self improvement’.
Student bodies must promote social harmony, literacy, women empowerment, and cleanliness: Governor
Reminding the students of Article 51A, Clause (K), Part IVA of The Constitution, the Governor called upon the students to participate in social movement to ensure that the parents or the guardians provide opportunities for education to every child, in the age group of 6-14 years.
The Governor, who has been spearheading cleanliness drives, urged upon the students to maintain Swachhta (cleanliness) in their college, institute, home, street, and village.
Earlier, the Governor along with the students observed a minute silence as mark of respect to the people who lost their life in the flood in Kerala and homage to former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee.