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DIMAPUR, Oct 14: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Yakukie Alumni Association held its 3rd get together program on Saturday at Highnoon Diners, Super Market, Dimapur. The programme was hosted by JNVYAA, Dimapur.
DPRO, Dimapur, Lolano Patton, who was a former teacher at JNV, Yakukie, exhorting the gathering of intellectuals comprising of doctors, engineers from various fields, entrepreneurs, theologians and others, lauded them for becoming responsible citizens. Calling them an asset for the society, she reminded them to give something back to humanity.
An alumni meet, Patton said, was basically organized to celebrate and refresh old relationships, share one’s experiences, and more importantly to strengthen and revive the bonding of the peer groups for a good cause, besides initiating steps to a way forward, for contribution to the society. She encouraged them to work in unity for the cause of humanity and to keep the JNV-ian candle burning so that their juniors also steps in their golden footprints and their legacy.
Patton impressed upon her former students on the need for proper time management. Everybody had an equal 24 hours a day, she said and explained that it depended on how an “individual plan, prioritizes and manages their time effectively.” She reminded that important personalities like Mother Teresa, Helen Keller and Albert Einstein also had only 24 hours a day at their disposal, yet contributed so much of productive services towards humanity during their lifetime. “It is how we plan our timing and stick to it with commitment,” she added.
A minute silence was observed for all the departed friends of JNV at the programme. Group discussion on membership fee, information and collection were also flagged during the meet. The meeting was followed by dinner hosted by JNVYAA, Dimapur.