Hard work leads to success: MLA

PASIGHAT, Nov 9: The 52nd annual college day celebration of Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNC) here in East Siang district, themed ‘Hill Top Radiance 2018-19’, began on Thursday.
The three-day celebration was declared open by MLA Olom Panyang, in the presence of Lok Sabha MP Ninong Ering, former secondary education director Tapang Taloh, East Siang District Olympic Association President Tamat Gamoh, and others.
The MLA in his address advised the students to make the best use of the golden period of their lives and value the importance of hard work to succeed in their chosen fields.
“The reputation of excellence of the oldest educational institution of higher learning of the state has been maintained by JNC all through the years,” Panyang said, and lauded the contributions of the faculty members and the commitment of the students over the years.
Taloh, who is an alumnus of JNC, in his address said he was filled with a sense of nostalgia and pride at the journey made by JNC, “which has produced eminent personalities, administrators, leaders, professionals and the like in many walks of life.”
He expressed hope that the event would help in fostering the spirit of cooperation, unity, amity and sportsmanship among the students.
Earlier, JNC Principal Milorai Modi highlighted the academic journey of the oldest college of the state through the last 54 years.
He said JNC was recognized as the ‘college with potential for excellence’ by the UGC in 2010. “It is also the first institution of higher learning in the state to get Grade A accreditation from the NAAC, Bengaluru, in 2014,” he said.
Earlier, JNC general secretary Kiling Mibang submitted a memorandum seeking, inter alia, renovation of the college’s CC steps and construction of a bus stand. (DIPRO)