The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus Manipur (IGNTU-RCM) celebrated its 13th Foundation Day at the Library Hall of the university at Kangpokpi district Friday.
Controller of Examinations, IGNTU, Amarkantak, professor NS Hari Narayana Moorthy was the chief guest and director of IGNTU-RCM, professor Ng Ngalengnam attended as the president, stated IGNTU-RCM in a release.
It stated that professor Sanjoy Das, while welcoming the dignitaries and the gathering, read out the message conveyed by IGNTU vice-chancellor, Amarkantak professor Prakash Mani Tripathi who extended his congratulations to the organising committee of the celebration and blessed the students, teaching and non-teaching staffs of RCM.
In his letter, the vice-chancellor also remembered Indian freedom fighter Rani Gaidinliu, the Padma Bhusan awardee for her sacrifices made for the liberation of the nation from colonial British, it stated.
It further stated that the vice-chancellor also assured promotions for those eligible teachers in appropriate levels and positions taking note of their dedication and service.
The chief guest dwelled on the message conveyed by the vice-chancellor and remarked that it is a matter of pride to be a part of IGNTU, whose area of operation is wide in scope by virtue of being a national university, it mentioned.
He also stressed that the founding of IGNTU was to uplift the conditions of the tribal brethren in India through knowledge and education and also to promote and conserve the declining tribal culture and tradition, it stated.
Professor Ng Ngalengnam briefly narrated how RCM was established at Tribal Research Institute (TRI), Imphal in a single room providing MPhil in Political Science in 2009, it mentioned.
The professor advised the students to have faith in the institution and the well-qualified teachers and be a part of the advancing nation and encouraged all the staff of RCM to make this institution a reputed place of learning for the entire humanity, it added.