GUWAHATI, Aug 6 - The 9th orientation programme of Regional Institute of Science & Technology (RIST) Meghalaya was held at Techno City, Ri Bhoi district on Thursday. About 300 students and their parents participated in the programme that consisted of motivational talks, student-teacher interactions and parent-teacher dialogues, a press release said.
Addressing the gathering, Mahbubul Hoque, Chairman ERDF & Chancellor, USTM, said that all educational institutions under ERDF are being geared up to emerge as national level institutions by 2025 and as international destinations by 2030. Brig Ranjit Borthakur (retd), Director USTM & Adviser ERDF also spoke on the occasion. Prof PK Bora, Deputy Director, IIT Guwahati was the chief guest at the function.
Four students � Sudipta Nayan Puzari, K Vitoka Awomi, Ankur Jyoti Phukan and Souvik Dey � who cleared the GATE examination recently, were given cash award of Rs 50,000 each. Prof NK Choudhury, former VC Gauhati University & Principal Adviser ERDF presided over the function.