Kohima: The 20th biennial general conference of All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) on the theme “Heralding Tomorrow” commenced at Kohima Science College (Autonomous), Jotsoma.
Altogether 213 delegates from 38 colleges across Nagaland are attending the conference which is to be held for two days from October 22-23, 2021.
The introductory session began with Nagaland College Principals Association (NCPA) as the introductory guest and the Former Magazine Secretary of ANCSU, Hikavi Kinimi as the chairperson.
The opening show was performed by the students of Kohima Science College (Autonomous), Jotsoma.
Dr Lily Sema, Principal Kohima Science College, Jotsoma reiterated her gratitude to ANCSU and the participating delegates and welcomed them to the college.
Dr Sema said “All members are young, educated, vibrant, and enthusiastic, creating a powerful youth force. And it is on these young men and women that the future of our nation depends.”
She went on to highlight the fact that we need men and women with integrity and who can stand for our people, the right, and speak the truth.
“You should learn to be hard working with high morality and accountability and develop respect for all to be future leaders who can handle responsibilities and pressures,” she said.
She expressed her confidence in ANSCU for competently taking up sensitive issues for the welfare of the students. Lastly, she once again welcomed all the delegates to the 20th biennial general conference and wished for a fruitful meet ahead.
Angami Students’ Union (ASU) President, Bisevi Nakhro in his greetings appreciated the works of ANCSU for the past 42 years and their unrelenting zeal to promote cooperation, unity, and encourage the student community despite the pandemic.
“As we work for a better society, let us not waste time scrambling over tribal issues, denomination issues, egoistic issues, or leadership issues and instead, we should make time to support one another and work hand in hand” he said.
The conference witnessed a special song from Baptist College, Kohima.
NCPA President, Visakhonü Hibo congratulated the ANCSU team for leading the student community effectively. She also stated that education should thrive for employability, as the scenario of Nagaland education is changing.
She lamented that some colleges are ‘faring pathetically’ and a mechanism ought to be developed to check quality education.
The General Secretary of ANCSU gave a report on the conduct of activities from the tenure 2019- 2021 after which it was followed by Union Assembly.