Imphal: Assam Rifles and Manipur University jointly has appointed Lt Gen (Dr) K. Himalay Sigh (Retd) as Chair of Excellence on Thursday as part of MoU signed between The Assam Rifles (AR) and Manipur (MU) University.
The presentation ceremony was conducted at Court Hall, Manipur University in the presence of Lt Gen P C Nair, AVSM, YSM, PhD, director general of the Assam Rifles, Maj Gen Rajan Sahrawat, VSM, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South), Prof. N. Lokendro Śingh, vice- chancellor (MU), various civil as well as Army officials and MU faculty and students of department Of National Security Studies.
Assam Rifles and Manipur University will continue to maintain the momentum in the pursuit of learning towards drawing lessons in making NE, specially, Manipur- a peaceful and prosperous place. The MoU has provided a platform to all stakeholders in Manipur to interact freely and find innovative solutions to issues that continue to hamper progress of the locals of Manipur, the AR said.
The vice-chancellor along with MU faculty expressed their sincere gratitude to everyone and highlighted that the MoU will keep its focus at the conduct of seminars and round-table discussions on furthering India’s ‘Act East Policy’ and other related issues.