Imphal, May 29,
Minister N. Kayisii said that no amount of false gift or endowment can truly bring about development. “A person or society can realize true development when it comes from within”, he said. He was expressing this while inaugurating a 7 Day certificate course in Book Publishing at Tribal Research Institute, Chingmeirong today, organized by National Book Trust-India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
Speaking at the inaugural function as the Chief Guest, Tribal Affairs & Hills and Fisheries Minister lauded the National Book Trust, Ministry of HRD, Government of India for such initiative. He said that books play an important role in the continuous search for realizing human potential even in the present era. He applauded the penchant and contributions of scholars and writers of diverse genres.
Kayisii also opined that the participation of local communities can greatly help to understand and resolve any issue better, rather than an outsider performing the task. He urged the local community; particularly the tribal and other backward communities to imbibe this value and shed the backwardness mentality tag.
Referring to the on-going impasse at the IGNTU, Kayisii expressed hope and aspirations for a lasting remedy at the earliest. He opined that agitations may not bring about amicable solutions thereby appealed to both the parties to come together and resolve issues amicably in the larger interest of the student community.
he inaugural function was also attended by Narender Kumar, Training Officer, National Book Trust, India and Prof. Ramjeevan Singh Thakur, Director Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus, Manipur as the Functional President and Guest of Honour respectively. The certificate course which begins today will conclude on 4th June, 2018.