Rainforests of Northeast will help meet global environmental needs: Nagaland Guv Jagdish Mukhi
Mukhi was speaking at a programme at Nagaland University headquarters at Lumami and stressed that the University must strive to protect and preserve sustainable lifestyle values for the present as well as the future generations.
The rainforests of the Northeast will help meet global environmental needs by achieving the objective of net-zero and reducing the use of fossil fuel, said Jagdish Mukhi, Assam and Nagaland Governor and Chief Rector Nagaland University, on November 16.
Mukhi said that the rainforests provide fresh oxygen, the need of which was desperately felt during the second wave of the pandemic. The Governor also emphasised on the importance of agriculture in Nagaland, considering the limitations of other industries.
Mukhi was speaking at a programme at Nagaland University headquarters at Lumami and stressed that the University must strive to protect and preserve sustainable lifestyle values for the present as well as the future generations. He suggested that each campus of the university should also adopt five villages as model villages.
Mukhi said he was sure that the university has been providing quality education to young minds and at the same time is protecting and preserving the traditional values of Nagaland in terms of honesty, simplicity, hard work, commitment, love, compassion, and fraternity.
“The university campuses despite being geographically dispersed are committed to achieving a single goal of transforming the university into a centre of excellence and vibrant knowledge,” he said.
Stressing on physical health, he said the university should adopt some programmes where the students can take up sports of their choice. The Governor also interacted with students and faculty members during the visit.
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