Five Day Workshop on “Techno-Gandhian Philosophy” organised

Programmes in the North East

GSDS in association with the Gandhi Study Centre, NIT Arunachal Pradesh organised a five-day workshop on “Techno-Gandhian Philosophy” in the National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh. Different colleges and schools from Arunachal Pradesh participated in the the event namely, Doimukh Govt College, Industrial Training Institute Yupia, Binny Yanga Govt Women’s College and Govt Hr Sec. School Naharlagun. Around 57 students from outside NIT-AP and 08 students from NIT-AP have registered for the event.
The event was inaugurated with lamp-lighting by dignitaries namely, Mr. Gulshan Gupta, North East Coordinator, GSDS, a representative of GSDS, Director NIT-AP, Dr. Kimjolly, Coordinator of Workshop & GSC, and other faculties present.
Mr. Mrigendra Gogoi Head Yoga Instructor, Art of Living, Arunachal Pradesh, Dr. Taka Longkumer, Medical Officer, ITBP, Yupia, A.P.; Shri Nazuddin Khan, Assistant Commandant, ITBP, Yupia; Prof. Elizabeth Hangsing, Professor at Department of Education and Hod, RGU, Rono Hills, Arunachal Pradesh took part in the workshop.
The second half of the workshop constituted various indoor and outdoor activities. Indoor activities consisted of Bamboo crafting (for making various products like garbage bins, basket etc), Essay competition, Slogan competition, Crafting competition, Student of the week competition etc. Students have participated in the competitions activity and with that, exciting trophies, seals, certificates and cash prizes were arranged for the competitions as encouragement.
Outdoor activities consisted of field visit to Handloom and Textile Industry, under the Govt of A.P, located at Doimukh and visit to private textile industry Aka’s Creation, Nyorch.
The event concluded with a beautiful valedictory program-cum-prize distribution. Prizes were distributed by Director, NIT-AP (Competition prizes) and Dr. R.P Sharma, Associate Professor, BAS, NIT-AP (Participation certificates). It was successfully completed with full enthusiasm, sincerity and joy with a very good feedback from the participants and a conclusion vote of thanks from Director, NIT-AP. The Director, NIT-AP delivered a vote of thanks followed by lunch and departure.