RONO HILLS, Feb 13: Chief secretary Naresh Kumar exhorted Rajiv Gandhi University here on Thursday teachers and administrators to make earnest efforts to shape human resource for Arunachal Pradesh.
He experienced facilities, functioning of teaching and learning process through virtual mode during his visit to EduSat hub and advised students during interaction to utilize their time for scholastic and co-scholastic areas like sports, dance, art and music for productive output.
Ten schools of the state have EduSat, including Govt. secondary school in RGU campus, where a demo Mathematics was conducted with linear equation. The doubts of students were cleared by resource persons.
The CS also visited life sciences, computer science & engineering departments, botanic garden, fish museum, aviary house, tissue culture & apiculture laba, orchidarium, Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies and other facilities and wished the RGU may sign more MoUs with leading agro-based universities abroad for better exposure of students.
Vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha said that such visit encourages the linkages to mature between the state and institution which is holistically healthy for overall mutual growth for mutual benefit.. He enlisted various achievements, including some best practices, including up to date syllabi, conduct of exams and declaration of results on time and academic collaborations with leading organizations.
Registrar in-charge Dr. David Pertin briefed about major collaborations in languages, culture and bio-diversity fields in its efforts to protect endangered languages, border trade and cross cultural and strategic studies, functioning and administration.
Education secretary Niharika Rai, special secretaries Santosh Kumar (education) & Bhanu Prabha (IT), secondary education director Gania Leij, EduSat state nodal officer Dr. A.K. Mishra accompanied the CS, according to a RGU release.