Kohima College Kohima held its Prize Distribution cum 43rd Parting Social at the College campus with DGP Nagaland K Kire as the chief guest here today.
The chief guest in his address asked the students not to indulge in drugs and alcoholism. “By going for drugs, you are ruining yourself, your family, society and the state,” he said and reminded that they were leaders of tomorrow and will have a say in anything. “Tomorrow we’ll be handing over the leadership of the society and state and we wouldn’t to hand over the same if you are into drugs or alcoholism”, he said and asked the students to think of the future and not of today.
Saying that they are entering a new and unknown competitive world, he told the outgoing students that they have to strive hard to survive. He reminded the students that time has drastically change comparing to those days when he join the service and told the gathering students that they’ll problem in getting job unless they are prepared as thousands of students are graduated out every year whereas government cannot provide that much jobs.
He also encourages the students to take up sports as there are lots of advantages. Just by winning a tournament a sportsman become a millionaire overnight but, it is not easy, one has to dedicate themselves. Many may not be good in studies but there is lots of hidden talent among the students, he said and stressed the need to explore and find out the hidden talent.
On the other hand, he also advised the parents not to stop the children from playing games and sports but that they should control their timing. So also he advised the youngster to discipline their life and know how to maintain their routine.
The Principal of the College C.Khalong Ao in his keynote addressed told the outgoing students that they themselves are the engineer of their future and asked them to study hard as the challenge is very great. He told them to apply whatever they’ve learned and do whatever they can do. Without change, live can’t evolve but don’t forget you are your own creator, said and asked them to listen to their inner voice.
Earlier, Ms. Shouron B.A III student spoke on behalf of the outgoing students while Mr. Vizotuolie Zuyie B.A II student gave the response on behalf of the remaining students.
On the occasion, prizes were given away to the winners of the various competitions held in the college earlier.