North Eastern Regional Institute can be the best human resources hub says Arunachal Governor

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Itanagar, April 20: While felicitating the students of Arunachal Pradesh, who have been awarded with degrees, the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Lt. Gen (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma emphasised that NERIST must set newer targets, create new benchmarks and provide fresh examples of performance, innovation, and excellence. 

The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) can play a pivotal role of a facilitator in providing students of the region with expertise thereby producing best human resources in the field of science and technology, said the Governor.

It is a matter of great pride and satisfaction that the institute, despite limited resources, has been able to excel against all odds and challenges by producing skilled and trained human resources, the Governor said while addressing the 4th Convocation of NERIST ton Sunday, news agency The Arunachal Times reported.

“I have seen NERIST growing and its students constantly setting new examples of excellence in numerous fields. They have competed and performed with the best talent pool drawn from some of the premier institutions of the country,” he said, adding that the journey shouldn’t stop here. They must not become complacent and content over what they have achieved over the years, he added. 

In his speech, the Governor said that NERIST has also become a centre of excellence to do substantive and focused research in areas of the regional concerns. Reiterating his concern for flora and fauna and need for developmental activities, the Governor said that along with conservation of flora and fauna the people want development. Development and environment protection can go hand in hand if the young scientists and members of faculty explore innovative ways to address this issue.

He also stressed on improving teacher-student relationship, which he opined is vital to upgrade the quality of education in the region. Earlier, the Governor laid the foundation stone of the Administrative Block in the NERIST campus.

Chairman, Board of Management, NERIST, Air Marshal (Retd) Pranab Kumar Barbora, Director, NERIST Prof. P.K. Das, Deans, Registrar, Heads of Departments, faculty Members and staff of the Institute, members of the NERIST Society, Board of Management and Academic Council and students of NERIST were present on the occasion.

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