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TAMENGLONG | Oct 5 : In a formal function, a twenty-two seat capacity National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) study centre was opened at Tamenglong Higher Secondary school on October 5.
DC of Tamenglong, Tamenglong Ravinder Singh attended the event as chief guest and cut the red ribbon for the opening of the NIELIT Study Centre,Tamenglong by in the presence of executive director NIELIT, Imphal, Th. Prameshwor Singh; superintendent of Police, Tamenglong district, Ningshem Vashum; principal,Tamenglong Higher Secondary School KC Huduan; assistant DC, Tamenglong, Sharath Aroju and IO/ DIT, Tamenglong, Kikhonbou Pamei.
In his speech as chief guest, Ravinder Singh stated that the objective of opening of the NIELIT study centre in Tamenglong was to bridge the gap of digital literacy in the district.
He urged the students to take classes seriously and not seek ways for getting certificates only, adding that the government is now focussed on information and technology services.
“Nowadays, one can do everything through information and technology,” he added.
The DC of Tamenglong also urged the NIELIT officials to decide which programmes are suitable for the youths of Tamenglong and assured any possible help from the district administration.
Th. Prameshwor Singh, in his presidential speech, also urged the student to attend classes regularly while informing that to get registered into NIELIT is very easy but to pass the courses is very difficult as the questions were made on an all India basis and students have to appear their examinations online. “Time has changed a lot, certificates will not give you job but the skill you possess will give you a job,” he added.
The executive director of NIELIT, Imphal further conveyed his sincere gratitude to the district administration for providing a room for the centre.
At least 90 students have been reported to have enrolled for the Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) programme at the NIELIT centre, Tamenglong.