Thursday, August 18, 2022

Look beyond govt jobs: Tongpang

Keeping in mind the growing issue of educated unemployed in the state, Housing & Mechanical (PWD), Tongpang Ozüküm encouraged students to look beyond government sector for employment as there were “numerous other avenues for sustenance”.
Tongpang was speaking as a guest speaker at the 10th Freshers’ Day celebration organised by C-Edge College (CEC) on July 22 at G.K. Auditorium, informed a press release by the college.
With thousands of students graduating every year, the minister stressed on the issue of educated unemployed, saying that degree certificate alone was not enough to call oneself educated. He said one must be well mannered, cultured, skilled and sophisticated to be called an educated person.
He encouraged students to put their heart and soul and follow their passion to achieve their goal in life. Lamenting that the new generations are slowly moving away from their traditions, the minister encouraged students to embrace their tradition as it is their identity.
The programme was hosted by Loziini Archeof (B.A III semester), prayed by Nyimang (BBA III semester), welcome address by CEC president, Er. Moa Aier, pledge of allegiance by CEC assistant professor, Obed Patton, students from H&A, ARMS incorporation presented a special number in Japanese, CEC principal, Dr. Chubatola Aier presided over the college awards, song by senior students and vote of thanks by Mhonthung (BBA V Semester). Pfotokho and Vania Wotsa of BA I semester were adjudged Mr. & Ms. Fresher 2022 respectively.

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