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NEISSR holds introductory programme for peer team

By EMN Updated: Apr 05, 2024 9:36 pm
Students and faculty of NEISSR with Nagaland University peer team during the introductory programme on Friday.

DIMAPUR — The North East Institute of Social Science and Research (NEISSR), Chümoukedima, organised an introductory programme for the Nagaland (Central) University, Lumami, peer team on Friday.

The peer team from Nagaland University comprised of Prof. Temjensosang, director of Research and Development Cell; Prof. Athungo Ovung, head of Sociology department; and Prof. Dasarathi Bhuiyan, Department of Political Science, an update from the institute stated.

Dr. Fr. CP Anto, principal and founder of NEISSR and director of Peace Channel, in his welcome address, expressed gratitude to Nagaland University and Government of Nagaland, particularly the Department of Higher Education, for enabling NEISSR to pursue its dream in impacting the youth and community of Nagaland and Northeast India.

He stated that NEISSR strongly believes in the dual objective of higher education namely academic excellence and societal impact. He also pointed out that the academic pursuit of NEISSR encompasses rigorous research, creative teaching methodologies and cross disciplinary collaboration with a number of interdisciplinary colleges, institutions, NGOs and organisations at the state, regional, national and international levels.

Rev. Fr. Chacko Karinthayil, governing board member of NEISSR, expressed gratitude to Nagaland University for the peer team’s visit and making the dream of the Catholic Church in transforming young individuals into an agent of change a reality. He encouraged students to continue helping, teaching, empowering, inspiring and building up role models where people would learn, grow and excel in life.

Prof. Temjensosang, in his address, encouraged students to continue helping people as it is the happiest thing that anybody can do. He urged NEISSR fraternity to make NEISSR not just a place to become social workers but also a space where students can reborn themselves in transforming the society, particularly in the state of Nagaland.

Dr. Toli H Kiba, assistant professor at NEISSR, presented a glimpse of NEISSR’s focus on quality aspects, institutional distinctiveness and its best practices.

The programme concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by Rev. Fr. L Khing, vice principal and administrator of NEISSR.

Earlier, the programme began with an invocation prayer said by Sr. Resmy SJSM, academic programme coordinator at NEISSR.

By EMN Updated: Apr 05, 2024 9:36:26 pm
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