Imphal: Governor Sushri Anusuiya Uikey interacted with a team of visiting students and faculty members from Indian In- stitute of Technology (IIT), In- dore and National Institute of Technology (NIT), Manipur at
Raj Bhavan in Imphal on Friday.
Altogether 49 students from different parts of Madhya Pradesh are on tour to Manipur under Yuva Sangam, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme. While interacting with the visiting students, the Governor said that under the collective vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme has been launched to facilitate youths of the country to go across states and get in touch with people.
She said that with this initiative, people to people contact will increase and people can understand each other’s culture, tradition, attire, food habits, life styles and language. This will help students to know different cultures, traditions, language etc. and eventually help them to be perfect in life, she added.
The Governor said that the whole North East and especially Manipur is naturally a beautiful place to visit. She said that the culture of Manipur is unique and people are religious. Traditional attire of Manipur is worth mentioning and we can enjoy its beauty even in religious festivals.
Women are taking a good role even in socio economic front and Ima Market is a living example of women empowerment in the State, she added.
The Governor asked the students to share their knowledge and experiences they get while visiting Manipur to their families and friends. She also expressed hope that such an initiative of exchanging culture, tradition etc. among the youth of the country will definitely help to strengthen the sense of unity in diversity for making a strong India in days to come.
Prof. Goutam Sutradhar, Director NIT, Manipur said that the programme is a unique opportunity of
exchanging culture, history, tradition, lifestyle etc. to the youth of the country.