HOLLONGI, MARCH 2 ; Forty students and youths from NIT, Arunachal Pradesh, NERIST Nirjuli, RGU Doimukh and other places on Thursday returned back after attending the ‘Yuva Sangam’ programme under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat under which exposure visits of Youth (College/University students and off-campus youth) is being organised between the 8 NE States and other States of India at Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan.
NIT Associate Professor Dr. Ram Prakash Sharma addressing the media on arrival at Donyi polo airport at Hollongi informed that to strengthen people to people, connect and build empathy between youth of North-eastern States and the rest of India, Ministry of Education, GoI has launched ‘Yuva Sangam’ programme under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat under which exposure visits of Youth (College/University students and off-campus youth) is being organised between the 8 NE States and other States of India. He said.
The NIT Arunachal Pradesh is the paired Institute with IIT Tirupati and NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh is the paired Institute with Central University, Rajasthan. In this connection, NIT Arunachal Pradesh is coordinating Institute for ‘Yuva Sangam’ programme under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat nominated by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India for organizing jointly with North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) an exposure visits of 25 (Twenty-Five) and 15 (fifteen) students selected from the State of Arunachal Pradesh by NIT Arunachal Pradesh and NERIST respectively. Arunachal Pradesh along with all the students and staffs from both the institutes. 25 (twenty-five) students selected by NIT Arunachal Pradesh will visit Andhra Pradesh from 24th February to 2nd March 2023 and 15 (fifteen) students selected by NERIST will visit Rajasthan and they will start their journey from Itanagar on 24/02/2023. Also, there will be students from Andhra Pradesh visiting to Arunachal Pradesh from 27th Feb to 4th March during Yuva Sangam programme. The programme has been planned in such a manner to give multi-dimensional exposure to the youth visiting different places of Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan under five broad areas of tourism, traditions, development, technology and people- to-people connect and accordingly our youths visited such places and interacted people and learn manything which may be remembered. He said.
During the visit, students and staffs of Arunachal Pradesh visited to places like, Sriharikota, Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary, Tirumala Temples, Chandragiri fort, Sri city, Sri Kalahastheeswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam Temples, Horsley Hills, Rishi Vatika, IISER Tirupati, SV University Tirupathi. There were many interactive sessions, activities, dialogue, cultural events, and students of Arunachal Pradesh learn lot of knowledge in this tour.
In this delegation, there were 5 faculty members from NIT Arunachal Pradesh with the 25 students. The experience was very unique and memorable. The main mentor of this program implemented in the Arunachal Pradesh is the Director of NIT Arunachal Pradesh Prof. Pinakeswar Mahanta. Said Dr.Sharma
During the visit, teachers and students from Arunachal Pradesh visited Sri Harikota, Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary, Tirumala Temple, Chandragiri Fort, Sri City, Sri KalahasTiswaraswamiWaridhVasanan Temple, Khorsli Hill, Rishi Vatika, IISER Tirupati, SV University Tirupathi. Many interactive sessions, activities, conversations, cultural activities and students from Arunachal Pradesh learned a lot during this trip.
In this delegation, there were 5 teachers from NIT Arunachal Pradesh and 25 students from all over Arunachal Pradesh..
The Faculty members from NIT Arunachal Pradesh Visited Andhra Pradesh and IIT Tirupati are Dr. Ram Prakash Sharma, Dr. Nabam Rich, Dr. Vanav Kumar, Dr. S.N. Deepa, Dr. Haridharan and others. He said.
The experience was very unique and unforgettable and youths and students form state experience much more in compare to their any such visit. We learn may things with regards to technology, tradition, culture and respect and regards which need to be given to guest and others. it was a memorable visit and we will remember it in future also and we shall also try to give such hospitality which were extended in Rajasthan as well as Andhra Pradesh. Said Dr. Yamen Tamut, associate professor, NIT who escorted the students of NERIST and RGU to Rajasthan.