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Republic Day organized at Techno City.


Along with the whole country the 68th Republic Day has been celebrated with much pomp and show at Techno city campus. The techno city campus which hosts two flagship institutions of ERD Foundation Guwahati viz: University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) and Regional Institute of Science & Technology (RIST) celebrated the auspicious occasion of 68th Republic Day of India with lots of enthusiasm. Dr P.G Rao, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya hoisted the National Flag at 8:30am in front of Student’s Amenity Center while Dr P.C Mahanta, Director, Regional institute of Science & Technology, 9th Mile unfurled the National Flag in front of the Administrative Building amidst huge crowd of high officials, faculty, students and operational staff of the institute.
While addressing the gathering Dr P.G Rao urged the university community to rededicate their efforts for the cause of the nation especially to help the underprivileged sections of the society. He expressed happiness over the rapid growth of the university in terms of joining of new brilliant faculty members with addition of large number of important branches of studies along with adequate infrastructural facilities which could contribute towards the national building process.
Dr P.C Mahanta while addressing the budding engineering students of RIST said “Engineers have tremendous contribution in building the nation as they are the main architect of all the major infrauctures of the country. He urged the students’ community to utilize their knowledge to innovate technological machineries and tools so that the common peoples especially the disadvantageous sections of the society may get benefitted out of them. On the occasion he also urged the audience to take an oath not to become a part of those who create differences among peoples on the basis of religion, caste, gender, region or any other form but to be among those who discourage and denounce such evil forces tending to create such differences.
Shri M Hoque, Chairman, ERDF Group of institutions and Hon’ble Chancellor, University of Science & Technology Meghalaya greeted all the members of the ERDF family on the momentous occasion of Republic Day and called everyone under the foundation to come out of all sorts of narrowness and for joining hands to dedicate their efforts to make this great nation a place of respect, dignity and pride for its every citizen.
After the flag hoisting ceremony, the celebrations continued with several day long competitions organized in techno city campus among the students and staff of the institutes.




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