IGTAMSU SPONSORED REGIONAL MEET ON WOMEN, NURSING
AND ENVIRONMENT INAUGURATED BY
RGU VICE CHANCELLOR PROF. SAKET KUSHWAHA
Ziro, November 1, 2018
The Indira Gandhi
Technological and Medical Sciences University, Ziro, Arunachal
Pradesh had convened a Regional Meet on Women, Nursing and
Environment coinciding with the Fresher's Day today in the local
Abotani Auditorium in the presence of hundreds of newly admitted
students, their guardians and special invitees.
Inaugurating the Regional Meet, the Vice Chancellor of Rajiv
Gandhi University (A Central University), Itanagar, Prof. Saket
Kushwaha said that it is the duty of both public as well as
private universities to take care of the vision envisaged by the
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi with special reference to
cleanliness besides skill development for the aborsoption of the
trained students in the State of Arunachal Pradesh.
The Chief Guest Prof. Saket
Kushwaha, Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar
with Chancellor, IGTAMSU
Dr. Markandey Rai; Founder Chancellor, IGTAMSU, Dr. P R Trivedi;
the newly appointed Vice Chancellor
Dr. Mridula Saikia Khanikor, the Former MLA and Minister Shri
Padi Richo; and renowned Pharmacologist
Dr. H.N. Khanikor during the inauguration of the Regional Meet
on Women, Nursing and Environment.
He stressed the need for
having a collaborative approach between Rajiv Gandhi University
(RGU) and Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences
University (IGTAMSU) for exchange of information, joint
curriculum design, preparation of self-instructional resource
materials, production of audio-video study modules, training of
educators in the new and emerging fields specially disaster
management, sustainable development, geoinformatics, glaciology,
medicinal plants, biotechnology, geriatric care, yoga and
naturopathy, nanotechnology and intellectual property rights.
The Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical
Sciences University (IGTAMSU), Dr. Markandey Rai announced many
new experiments specially regarding new and innovative short
term and long term programmes by having a benchmark survey of
the need for skill based vocational courses viewing the
availability of local talent for solving the problem relating to
unemployment among the young boys and girls from Arunachal
Pradesh. He also appreciated the efforts of the State Government
for promoting need based and employment centric tertiary
education in the State of Arunachal Pradesh.
The Founder Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Technological and
Medical Sciences University (IGTAMSU), Dr. P R Trivedi traced
the history and origins of IGTAMSU right from the year 2003 and
thanked the successive State Governments and the Policymakers
for cooperating with his organisation in giving birth to this
University. He thanked the Chief Guest Prof. Saket Kushwaha for
his initiative for proposing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
between RGU and IGTAMSU.
The Regional Meet was also addressed by Shri Padi Richo, the
Former MLA and Minister and the newly appointed Vice Chancellor
of IGTAMSU Dr. Mridula Saikia Khanikor.
A lively cultural programme was also organised and performed by
the fresh as well as the old students of IGTAMSU with the active
guidance of the Faculty Members of IGTAMSU.
There was a public announcement at the end of the programme that
on 18 November 2018, the University has decided to observe the
Naturopathy Day based on the suggestion and advice of the
Ministry of AYUSH and the Central Council for Research on Yoga
and Naturopathy (CCRYN), Government of India.