GUWAHATI, Oct 12 - As part of its celebration of the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi�University, Meghalaya, observed a Gandhi Sadbhavana Week from October 2.
Speaking on the occasion, social activist Hem Bhai said that unity of all religions was a must for effective development of the North East.
A Centre for Excellence for North East Studies and Sustainable Development was inaugurated by Dr Rafiquz Zamman, Vice Chancellor of Assam Rajiv Gandhi Co-operative Management University, on October 3.
Speaking on the occasion, Keynote Speaker�Prof Shivas Biswas,� Assam University, Diphu Centre, highlighted the role of culture, language and other soft factors in fast-paced cross-border inter-State migration and economic development.
On this occasion, Assam Rajiv Gandhi Cooperative Management University, Sivasagar, signed an MoU with Mahatma Gandhi University, Meghalaya, to promote collaborative teaching, research outreach and joint exchange programmes.
A Community Partnership Programme was launched at Lum Nongrim village of Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya, on October 4. Prof Wolfgang C Amann (Academic Programme Director, HEC, Paris at Doha (Qatar) was the chief guest at the launch.