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Nagaland CM exhort graduates to build holistic right values

Morung Express 2018-08-10 21:31:04
Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio addressing the graduates and students on the Graduation Day at St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama held on August 10.


Jotsoma, August 10 (MExN): “Hope lies on our youth, particularly the educated youth,” stated Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio while addressing the graduates and students on the Graduation Day at St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama on August 10.


The Chief Minister while congratulating the graduates exhorted them to build holistic right values, maturity in emotions and right attitude to face challenges ahead. Commending the institute for providing quality education to about 3600 students and being one of the best colleges under Nagaland University, he lauded the college for recently been graded A+ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).


During the ceremony, the CM said that the government was serious about the issues faced by the students and foremost priority have been given to issues of non-payment of teachers salary, disbursal of students scholarship, encroachment of educational land. He also said that the government has tried to bring the students under the financial inclusion by disbursing scholarships through bank accounts as many economic activities nowadays are being done through the bank.


Stating that Naga society was under pressure and terming the economy as ‘salary economy’ he stressed on the need for venturing into private sector. Citing the example of Japan, South Korea and Singapore, Rio said that the development of a country does not depend on the natural resources but on human resource.


According to a DIPR report, the Chief Minister conferred various awards and certificates to meritorious students in the presence of Speaker, Nagaland Legislative Assembly,Vikho-o Yhoshü, Youth Resources & Sports Advisor, Er. Zale Neikha, other dignitaries, students and parents present.