Nagaland Philatelic Exhibition 2014 concludes
DIMAPUR, MARCH 9
THE closing of the 2-day Nagaland Philatelic Exhibition 2014 (NAGAPEX-14) was held at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School (DBHSS) with Commissioner & Secretary, Higher & Technical Education, F. P Solo as guest of honor.
F. P Solo who believes ‘philately as a refreshing hobby which can be enjoyed by anyone’ stated that stamp collection is not just a means but it is important for everyone as through stamp collection one can always learn about the world’s history. He also stated that ideas always starts from dreams and in order to makes the dream come true, ideas should be put to reality as good ideas are always sought in the society.F. P Solo also highlighted that the problem with us is mostly because mostly because we take things for granted while we are not patient enough to acquire endless knowledge and also because we lack scientific temper.
Focusing on teaching as an important profession, F. P Solo stated that ‘Mathematics and Science’ are the two most important subjects in life if a student want to prosper both academically and in personal life as well. If a person acquires the habit of practicing and solving mathematics, puzzles and problems can also be tackled and will find solutions for a better life.
The two-day exhibition which was inaugurated by Governor of Nagaland, Dr Ashwani Kumar has various competitions and workshops with students from various schools coming from Kohima, Dimapur and Mokokchung. Resource persons for the workshop on Philately were Dr. Rajamani, Professor MU (Philatelist), Dr. K. Heera (Rtd) DM (OIC Ltd.) Philatelist. Competitions for the day included Stamp Design Competition, Letter Writing and Philatelic Exhibition.
The winners for the Philatelic exhibition were Meghna Mech (1ST ) a class-X student from Holy Cross School Dimapur, Maruni Kadete(2ND ), Class-XI from Northfield Kohima and Caluin A. Raja(3RD) a Class-X student from Holy Cross School, Dimapur.