Nagaland University students undertake study tour to Varanasi
DIMAPUR — Chemistry department of Nagaland University (NU) organised a transformative study tour for M Sc. students to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on January 8.
An update from the university stated that the tour was aimed at enhancing the academic understanding while experiencing the spiritual and cultural heritage of Varanasi.
It stated that the exploration began with a visit to the renowned SHEAT College of Engineering, where they had the privilege to meet and interact with the institution’s manager, Naveen Singh. The interaction provided invaluable insights into the academic and professional landscape of engineering education in the region.
Besides, the students had the opportunity to engage with the esteemed football coach and manager of UPSA, which broadened their perspectives beyond the realm of academics. It stated that the SHEAT group of institutions presented the visiting students with a memorable memento, fostering a sense of camaraderie and appreciation for cultural exchange.
The students also explored the banks of sacred Ganga River, where they embarked on a boat ride to witness the breathtaking ghats of Varanasi, an experience etched with spiritual significance and historical importance.
“The study tour is not just an academic endeavour but a holistic experience aimed at broadening the horizons of our students,” remarked Prof. Ambrish Singh, the coordinator of the team.
“It is a blend of learning, cultural immersion and personal enrichment, allowing our students to grasp the diverse dimensions of knowledge beyond the confines of textbooks,” he added.
Report fuether stated that the tour would continue to unfold as the students delve into Varanasi’s heritage by engaging in various academic and cultural activities that promise to enrich their academic journey and provide a deeper understanding of India’s cultural tapestry.