Technical education need of the hour for students: Jacob
DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 29
MLA and Chairman, Development Authority of Nagaland N Jacob Zhimomi said the need of the hour for students in this competitive era of advanced education is pursue career oriented and technical education as traditional education (simple graduates) is becoming of less importance to qualify one for a good job.
Addressing the inaugural session of 22nd annual session of Niuland Area Students’ Union as chief guest at Viyito village on December 28 morning, was of the view that students lack consistency in pursuing education, which he discouraged and challenged the students to be more consistent and choose professional course of education and prepare themselves today for their better tomorrow.
Jacob also encouraged the parents to play their part in motivating the children to choose subject of education that is best suited for them.
He said society in marred with corruption and in which leaders are not only ones to be blamed but public as well are to be blamed equally, and the society cannot progress with corruption. He, therefore, called upon the students to be front runners to bring about a change to the society.
Dr. Heshito Chishi, Director, Indigenous Cultural Society and Hovishe Achumi, Accountant, R.D. Block Aghunaqa graced conference as guests of honour.
Dr. Andrew B. Spurgeon, Prof. Asian Christian Academy, Hosur and Apolo K. Assumi, Research Scholar, Cultural Anthropology were the speakers. Mughato Awomi, president, Western Sumi Students’ Union exhorted the students.
The inaugural function was chaired by Khuvishe Hollo, advisor NASU. Yetozhe Yeptho, pastor, Viyito BC said the invocation prayer. Hemato Awomi, president, NASU delivered welcome address. Aghali Chishi Hovukhu Students Union presented a special song while Hovishe Students Union and Viyito Students Union presented cultural items during the inaugural session. Conference concluded on Dec 29.