Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh flagged off on Monday a team of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Manipur, visiting Madhya Pradesh as a part of Yuva Sangam at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat.
The team consisted of 30 students (12 girls, 18 boys), and 5 officials from the NIT. The duration of their visit will be from March 20 to 26. The team will visit tourist sites in Madhya Pradesh, and acquire knowledge on the development and technological advancement of the state.
The visit will also facilitate cultural exchange among the youth of Manipur and Madhya Pradesh.
Biren Singh stated that ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ was initiated by the central government to connect youth across the country and make them closer to one another.
It is a mission started to achieve the aim of “One India,” he added.
Biren advised the team to be well disciplined during their visit so as to create a good image, adding that each small thing is important in life.
He continued that civilization is not just about developing infrastructure but also about maintaining good discipline and character. Concluding his interaction, he extended his best wishes to the team for a safe and knowledge-gaining trip.
Education Minister Th. Basanta Kumar Singh advised the team that they should give a positive presentation on the development achieved in the State during their visit, adding that they are not only representing the NIT but also Manipur and other Northeastern states.
He continued that the team should motivate the people of Madhya Pradesh to visit Manipur, by highlighting the various tourist spots developed in the state.
The minister expressed his hopefulness that the exposure tour will be very important and helpful in becoming a successful person in the future, through the knowledge gained during their visit.