MON, Feb 4: Prime Minister Narendra Modi digitally inaugurated the new administrative and academic blocks of Wakching New Model College, Mon from Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre, Srinagar on February 3, 2019.
The digital launching program was held at Deputy Commissioner’s Conference Hall, Mon in the presence of Minister Higher Education & Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along and MLA, Y.M. Yollow Konyak.
Along thanked the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for launching the new Model College at Wakching under Mon District. He also stated that Rastriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) was the best development team.
‘Today at this digital launching programme, our PM spoke all over the country and traveled digitally to 70 model colleges. We witnessed a visionary leader speaking, that is New India’, Along added.
With this New India, “the new Nagas should be recognized by hard work, sincerity, global attitude with traditional values”
Yollow, who also spoke, encouraged the educated Konyak youths to work for the uplift of the community rather than striving for power.
Other dignitaries present on the occasion included Higher Education & Technical Education Secretary, Dinesh Kumar; Higher Education Director, Dr. I. Anungla Aier, Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) State Project Director, Menuokuolie Kire, NDPP president and PDA Chairman, Chingwang Konyak; Nagaland State Commission for Protection of Child Rights Chairperson, Awan; OSD to Chief Minister, Mankhao; host of government officials and others.