Imphal, March 16, 2020 (DIPR): Education Minister Dr. Thokchom Radheshyam said that it is important to groom the young minds as job creators to bring a constructive change and development in the state. For small state like Manipur, it is high time to identify the subjects and areas to serve the humanity at global circuit.
The Minister was speaking at the inaugural function of the two-day MIMS Silver Jubilee Celebration Cum Management Convention on ‘India’s Act East Policy & North Eastern Region’ organized by Manipur Institute of Management Studies (MIMS), Manipur University held at the MIMS Auditorium, Manipur University.
Commending the faculties of the institute, Dr. Thokchom Radheshyam expressed that the Manipur University’s MIMS has been able to change the mindset of the people, especially the students who have come to pursue management studies in the department. He said that the institute has widened the horizon of entrepreneurship as many of the alumni of the institution have become reputed entrepreneurs in the state. He added that these entrepreneurs are job providers who have changed the outlook of looking for jobs.
Administrator, Manipur University, Shri Jarnail Singh opined on the need to give emphasis on quantitative skills for analysis. He expressed that if focus is given on these quantitative skills and students can master in these skills, then they will be able to analyze any issue and make policy for the government or for business. He advised the students to be very competent and solid in the quantitative skills to be able to suggest and improve the productivity and profitability.
A Compendium was released by the chief guest. The special invitees from Industry and Academicians were also felicitated during the function. The inaugural function was attended by the former vice chancellors of Manipur University, faculty members of the MIMS and students of the department.