ITANAGAR, Sep 4: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, P B Acharya on Monday visited the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli.
In his maiden visit to the premier institute of technology in the state, the Governor, who is the ex-officio President of NERIST Society interacted with the members of the faculty.
The Governor was pleased to learn that some of the former students of the institute, who are from the state, are now members of the faculty of NERIST. He also emphasised on skill education and entrepreneurship.
On the eve of Teachers’ day, the Governor stressed that education provided must be a mission and not business. “The education of the institute must be relevant to the society. Your duty is not to provide only academic excellent but to make a vibrant society”, the Governor added.
Earlier, the Director in-charge of NERIST Dr Tomo Mibang, Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University and Registrar Dr R P Bhattacharjee briefed the Governor about NERIST.