Union Minister for Education Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday virtually inaugurated the newly constructed Mechanical Engineering Block, Bio-Technology and Chemical Engineering Block and facilities such as Central Instrumentation and Reaction Engineering Laboratory of NIT Arunachal Pradesh.
The virtual inaugural ceremony was attended by Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu, Union minister Kiren Rijiju, State Education minister Er. Taba Tedir. Professor Pinakeswar Mahanta, Director of NIT Arunachal Pradesh also participated in the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Union minister Pokhriyal said that the NIT Arunachal Pradesh can be a torch bearer in the entire north eastern region and emphasised on educational practices that would inculcate in the minds of the students a scientific temperament which would encourage them to train their minds, to think beyond the book and encourage them to accept any challenge as an opportunity and overall make them a good human being, he added. With the starting of the newly inaugurated buildings the Minister hoped that functioning of NIT Arunachal Pradesh from its permanent campus will commence, since every good institute needs a permanent campus for functioning and implementing its real goal.
While addressing the participants Shri Rijiju congratulated NIT Arunachal Pradesh and particularly the students from across the country studying in this prestigious institute. Shri Rijiju thanked the Union Education Minister for taking effective actions to ensure safety and academic welfare of the aspiring students and his support to NIT Arunachal Pradesh.