Prof. Jagdish Mukhi,
Governor of Assam will Launch NEGC 2018 at USTM
9th Mile, Ri Bhoi, 15
February 2018: The 5th edition of North East
Graduate Congress (NEGC), one of the flagship programmes
hosted by USTM, will be held from 16 to 18 February 2018
at the University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya.
The mega youth event, where thousands of students from
more than 200 colleges across the north-eastern region
will participate, aims at preparing and enhancing all
round development of the future graduates through
guiding them and placing them in a position where they
can decide what next after graduation. The objective is
to make them responsible youth and accountable citizens
of this country.
The mega event will be formally launched by Prof Jagdish
Mukhi, Governor of Assam at 10 am on 17 February. The
inaugural will be graced by Sri C K Das, IAS (retd.),
Member, NEC; Prof. Ved Prakash, former Chairman, UGC;
Sri R S Mooshahary, former Meghalaya Governor; Sri Dilip
Tirkey, MP, Olympian and former Captain of Indian Hockey
team; Prof. Bhabesh Chandra Goswami, VC, Cotton
University, apart from other dignitaries.
The Cultural procession in the morning will be flagged
off by the Assam Governor which is a magnificent display
of the culture of the eight north-eastern states
showcasing the region in its brightest way. On the same
day, the Governor of Assam will also lay the foundation
stone of Srimanta Sankardev Block of USTM.
The competitions include: debate, quiz, best graduate,
apart from the various sports and cultural competitions.
Separate sessions will be held on personality
development by the renowned motivational speaker Thomas
John Rose, soft skill workshop, technical session on
“Youth and Entrepreneurship” by Dr Nomal Bora, technical
session on competitive exams by Sailen Baishya, national
workshop for teachers titled “Extension Education”, two
panel discussions on “Youth, Politics and Corruption”
and “Women for Society”. Prizes and awards worth more
than 10 lakhs will be given away to the winners of
various competitions. All the participants will get