DIMAPUR, Sept 1 - Nagaland Governor PB Acharya on Saturday said the universities should shoulder the responsibility of producing not only educated but also well-equipped and highly-skilled manpower for overall development of the society.
He also emphasised on the importance of having dialogues between universities, industries and trade sector for the development of Nagaland and employment of the students after they pass out, PRO to Governor said in a release.
The Governor was addressing the 27th fresher�s meet of Nagaland University Students� Union, Kohima Campus, Meriema, as the guest speaker at Regional Centre of Excellence for Music and Performing Arts, Jotsoma.
According to Acharya, the universities play a crucial role in providing students with new knowledge and skills needed to meet challenges in a changing and globalised world. He called upon the students not to shy away from hard work as work is worship. The Governor also exhorted the students to take up entrepreneurship and be job givers and not job seekers.
Acharya informed that the Central and State Governments have introduced various welfare schemes and programmes for the youths to help them stand on their feet. He asked the youths to avail such programmes for their benefit.
Pro vice chancellor of Kohima Campus of the university, Prof RC Gupta also spoke on the occasion.