Students of DBRAIT should take up need based research to address the social issues: LG
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Port Blair, Sep 6: As part of ‘Pratidan-Paying back to society’, a social initiative of the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Instiute of Technology (DBRAIT), an amount of Rs 2.20 lakhs was contributed by the students and staff of DBRAIT towards LG’s Relief Fund. At a simple function at Raj Niwas today, the cheque was handed to the Hon’ble Lt Governor, Prof Jagdish Mukhi. The Chief Secretary, Shri Anindo Majumdar and senior officers of the Administration were also present on the occasion.
Addressing the students, the Lt Governor complimented them for their 33rd foundation day and also for celebrating the day in a unique manner. Referring to the social initiatives taken up by the students of DBRAIT for the cause of the society, he lauded their efforts and stated their approach towards the under privileged and marginalized is a matter for great satisfaction for these sections of society. He further stated that the social security measures of our country are incomparable with other countries and is based on the ethos of respect, love and compassion.
He also appreciated the students and staff of DBRAIT for their contribution towards the LG’s Relief Fund and informed that the contribution given to the LG’s Relief Fund is being used judiciously for the cause of the society. He suggested the students of this technical institution for taking up need based research works to address the social issues of the society and added that the research works should be based on the local needs with available local materials.
Later, the Lt Governor also witnessed the display of socially relevant projects made by the students of DBRAIT.
Earlier, welcoming the chief guest and others, students of DBRAIT highlighted the activities undertaken by ‘SoCh-Addressing Social Challenges”. The function concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Kumari Anumita, a student of DBRAIT.