Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 29, 2018: OUGRI – 2018, a multi-faceted talent hunt extravaganza by National Institute of Technology (NIT), Manipur was launched today at its Langol Campus in Imphal.
Deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh said a lot of research works should be done to prosper technical education in the country.
Our endeavour is to focus on research works both in technical education and pure sciences to generate new ideas and innovations. Technologies have been developed after undergoing research in diverse fields. In the country today, research work is lagging behind as we are concentrating more on application of science. Therefore, special attention should be given to study pure sciences and technology research so that more and more innovations can be developed to foster a better living in different aspects of life, said the minister.
While lauding the efforts made by the organisers of OUGRI – 2018 to expose students in various fields, he said, it will give a chance to the students to express their skills in various extra-curricular and related activities. It will also give them a chance to know various cultures so that they can be acquainted with it in their future also. The extravaganza will deliver mental and intellectual satisfaction to the students, he added.
The 4-day mega event various cultural competitions and shows will be held.