Nagaland: Students told to have clarity of mind
Dimapur, June 17 (EMN): Nagaland Director General of Police (DGP), T John Longkumer, has motivated the students to have clarity of mind, purpose and ambition and strived to be leaders and not a follower.
Longkumer stated this during the 28th parting social of School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development (SASRD), Nagaland University, Medziphema campsu, held at the multi-purpose hall on June 17. Longkumer congratulated the outgoing students and stressed on the importance of clarity of mind, purpose and ambition. Citing his past experience, he advised the students to strive to be leader and not a follower. He also urged the students to have their priorities straightened out saying, only then they will succeed in their chosen field.
Pointing out that agriculture is the cornerstone of all civilizations, he stated that they (students), as professionals in the field of agriculture, have many opportunities. He urged them to find their path and true calling by being open minded and ready to face any challenges instead of looking out for white collar jobs only.
In conclusion, he urged the students to be themselves, to step out of the shadow of being a follower and become leaders in their chosen profession.
The programme was chaired by Prof. Pauline Alila, in-charge of students’ welfare, while the invocation was offered by Vezolo-ü, president of EU: SASRD, and Prof. Akali Sema, dean of SASRD, delivered the welcome address.
Speeches on behalf of the outgoing students were delivered by Bansang (B.Sc. 4th year) and Rongsentula (M.Sc. 2nd year), while speech on behalf of remaining students was delivered by Adulu Kapu. Prof. M Aleminla Ao, PVC NU: SASRD, exhorted the gathering and concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by Wenlang M, general secretary of SU: SASRD.
Other highlights of the programme included presentation of songs by EU choir and Avikürhe Ngouri.
The programme was also attended by Imsongmeren, ADC Medziphema; Hayithung Patton, 2nd OC of Medziphema Police Station; and Lieutenant Colonel CH Jacob, 2nd officer commanding of the 7th Assam Rifles, Medziphema.