Entrepreneurship will lead to growth of state, says vice chancellor
Dimapur, Sep. 27 (EMN): The vice chancellor of ICFAI University Nagaland and Meghalaya VRK Prasad on Monday advised youths to develop the attitude of taking up agriculture as an activity, adding that entrepreneurship would lead to growth of oneself as well as the state.
The vice chancellor was speaking during an orientation programme organised by ICFAI University Dimapur for newly admitted students of the Management Studies department.
Prasad also encouraged the students to develop the skill to differentiate between right and wrong. He urged the students to stress on the learning process and be aware of things around them and avoid peer pressure.
Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan briefed the students about his journey towards becoming an administrative officer and advised the students saying that what they become in life depended completely on themselves.
‘Analyse for yourself what fascinates and interests you, and do not have pre-conceived notions that someone is better than you’, he added.
Jai Singh Parihar, Former Satish Dhawan Professor, Scientist and Deputy Director of Space Application Centre, ISRO Ahmedabad, also stressed on various topics including Indian agriculture and post pandemic expectation, turning adversity into opportunity, information and communication technology uses, guiding principle for development of space application in India and others.
Madhukumar PS, Dean (academics) of Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bengaluru, also encouraged the students to be ready for a transformational journey. He further stressed on developing a network and encouraged them to participate in group assignments and other activities.
During the programme, Vindhya Sagar chaired the programme, invocation prayer was led by Neisal Theyo, while presentation was made by Imtinungsang Jamir, and Adakho Madete shared on behalf of alumni.
The university will also be organising an orientation programme for freshers on September 28 for the department of Computer Science, Commerce and Library and Information Science (UG and PG); on September 29 for the School of Humanities And Social Sciences (Undergraduate) and on October 1 for the School of Humanities And Social Sciences (Postgraduate).