ESU conference reiterates ‘knowledge for change’
DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 29
The Elumyo Students’ Union conducted its 55th annual conference with the theme ‘Knowledge for Change’ at the village community hall recently with Athungo Lotha, Sr Computer Programmer (Finance Deptt) as the chief guest and Mhonchumo S Lotha as the guest of honour.
Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest Athungo urged the students and the village community present to utilize one’s knowledge to bring a change not just for their own betterment but for the greater benefit and development of the society as a whole and the village in particular.
He further said that knowledge is not just getting diplomas but one should contribute to rebuild the relationship among one other and to introspect shortcomings and start to think and work together for positive change of the society.
“Knowledge is a factor of production so it is high time the students along with the elders should not just think about oneself but contribute for the advancement and reconstruct the oneness and brotherhood relation among the people belonging from Elumyo village and for the community as a whole”, he added.
Earlier, Mhonchumo shared on the importance of time. He said everyone is gifted differently by the creator and therefore inisted that one should try to live up and achieve our goal accordingly. “Only through hard work and obedience one can succeed in life,” he said.
Women leader, EBC, Biali Kikon invoked God’s blessing for the entire programme while welcome song was presented by the Elumyo Baptist School. Folk songs were presented by the Eramoe Okho and Yumeri Group.
Earlier Chairman EVC, Tsatheo Tsanglao, VDB Secretary Elumyo, Vungthungo Humtsoe and Class 1 contractor, Albert Lotha exhorted the people present at the programme. P Chenithung Tsanglao, president ESU extended the greetings while vote of thanks was delivered by Y Amos Lotha, finance secretary, ESU.
The programme was chaired by Mhabeni W, pastor, EBC N Lichumo Tsanglao pronounced the benediction and later a traditional feast was hosted by the chief guest after the session.