Brigadier SR Sharma, MUC VC call on Manipur Governor

During the meeting, Brigadier Sharma sought assistance and support from the Governor for development of the NCC Headquarters in Imphal as an academy.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 18 May 2024, 4:26 am

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Group Commander, NCC, Imphal, Brigadier SR Sharma called on Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey at the Raj Bhavan on Friday, wherein he apprised her of the activities taken up for training NCC cadets in the state.

During the meeting, Brigadier Sharma sought assistance and support from the Governor for development of the NCC Headquarters in Imphal as an academy and asserted that the proposal for the same has already been submitted to the state government through the Education Commissioner, the Raj Bhavan stated in a press release.

He also highlighted various activities associated with the training of about 7,250 NCC cadets in 15 districts, it said. With the motto of unity and discipline, NCC has conducted awareness programmes across the State to instill a sense of nationalism and nation building amongst the youths, it mentioned.


The Governor praised the role of NCC in nation building and social work and stated that through NCC, NSS and other such platforms, the sense of nationalism can be developed amongst the youth, the Raj Bhavan said. She also asked the Group Commander to submit his proposal to the Education Minister and assured to extend necessary support from her side.

Meanwhile, Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University of Culture (MUC), Professor Paonam Gunindro Singh along with Advisor, Ministry of Culture, Devendra Sharma and two others called on Governor Uikey at the Raj Bhavan, requesting her support in establishing a permanent campus of the university.

Professor Gunindro briefed the activities initiated by the University to nurture students by conducting cultural exchange programmes and workshops besides normal classes in the rented campus, the Raj Bhavan said. He also said that MUC has been engaged in exchanging cultural aspects with some foreign universities from Thailand and Bangladesh.

Mentioning that an MoU was signed with a University of Thailand in February last year, he reiterated his request to the Governor to extend support in the development of a permanent campus of the University with a good physical infrastructure, the release stated. Uikey also assured to extend support towards the same and further asked them to submit a proposal for the same, it stated.


All Manipur Teli Association secretary Ashok Prasad Sahu along with some members of the association also called on the Governor and submitted a memorandum requesting her support in addressing their grievances, it mentioned.

During the interaction, Sahu informed the Governor about the grievances faced by the Teli community in many aspects of life and requested her support in the development of the community, it stated. The Governor heard their grievances and assured them of extending her support in the best interest of the community, it added.

Representatives of Kalyam Ashram led by Jagdamba Mall, Sampark Pramukh along with three other members also met with the Governor, during which they apprised her of the various activities taken by the Ashram for the betterment of the society, it stated.

They highlighted their initiatives on education, social & cultural awareness, health and sports through programmes of national integration to the Governor, who in return appreciated their commitment towards national integration and betterment of the society, the release stated.


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