Imphal, May 9, 2018 (DIPR): Education Minister Shri Thokchom Radheshyam inaugurated the 2 Day National Seminar cum Workshop on ‘Atomic Energy & Radiations for Societal Development’ at the Multi Purpose Hall of D. M. College. He said that the participants should try to gain knowledge and understanding of the topic which will be thoroughly discussed in the seminar.
Speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, he stressed that every types/kind of education should be able to address the issues and problems prevailing in the society. Education, he further added, is not just to get a degree and job. It is imparted to nurture oneself by gaining deeper understanding of the subjects and problems.
Th. Radheshyam urged the young students to attentively participate the seminar and approached the experts to clear their doubts, coming from both the state and outside. He said that the future lies in their hands and is important that they update themselves with information and understanding to make the State as well as the North East Region progress.
The Seminar is organised by the Dhanamanjuri Community College, of the recently enacted Dhanamanjuri University, Imphal, in association with Study Forum for Advanced Technology NE, India under the aegis of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India, held.
Vice Chancellor Dhanamanjuri University, Shri H. Deleep Singh said that the seminar will highlight the utilities of the atomic energy and radiation in terms of health, medicine and agriculture sector. The seminar will give an opportunity to the budding scientist to come in face to face with the eminent scientist from prominent institutions in field of the atomic energy and radiation.
Head, Public Awareness Division, Department of Atomic Energy, Shri Ravi Shankar, Eminent Scientists, Principals of different colleges of Manipur, professors and students attended the inaugural function.