Students advised to focus on socio-economic development
KOHIMA — Assistant professor at Nagaland University (NU), Dr. Likhase Sangtam, stressed that occasions such as students’ conference should focus on socio-economic development for well-being of the students and public.
Speaking at the of 29th general session of Seyochung Area Students’ Union (SASU) culmination programme in Seyochung village on Saturday, Dr. Likhase emphasised the need to adapt sustainable way of hosting conferences for the benefit of students rather than being money-minded.
He encouraged the students to recognise the importance of culture while remaining rooted in the globalised and modern world. Observing the growth of Seyochung area in various fields, he urged the students to be cautious about their actions that might convey a wrong notion to others, stated an update from the union.
He also exhorted the students to reflect on the value of their degrees for personal progress and positive contributions. He further stressed on the importance of patience and perseverance in order to achieve success in live.
The opening prayer was said by Rev. P Atsase, pastor of Thungthure Village Baptist Church, while the welcome address was delivered by T Lichumse Sangtam, SASU executive chairman, and a folk song was presented by BYE Seyochung Village Baptist Lithro.
SASU office-cum-library inaugurated
Commandant of 41 Assam Rifles, Col. Vikee Lamoria, inaugurated the Seyochung Area Students’ Union (SASU) office-cum-library on January 5 in Seyochung town.
Longtili C Anar, SASU press and information secretary, informed that the construction of the building began in April 2023 with collaborative effort of well-wishers, village councils and government employees from seven villages and a town of Seyochung area. He added that the new facility would cater to the intellectual needs of students and the public.
Anar asserted that the facilities would provide the people of Seyochung with a unique opportunity to delve into a refined reading environment. He also informed that the library has diverse collection encompassing traditional, digital and multimedia resources along with articles contributed by the public.
Meanwhile, SASU has expressed gratitude to all donors who have played pivotal role in achieving the milestone. It looked forward to sustained collaborative efforts for the greater good.
The inaugural programme was led by Vitsala S Sangtam, SASU assistant general secretary, while an opening prayer was said by Khumpi, pastor of STBL, and a brief report on building construction was presented by T Thinglise, SASU president.
The programme concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by T Lichumse Sangtam, SASU executive chairman, and a closing prayer by Chumpila, women pastor of STBL.