A two-day photo exhibition and outreach activity to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav was organised by the Central Bureau of Communication (CBC), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Regional Office at the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU).
The exhibition inaugurated today is being held in association with Pro Bono Associates Club, Dept. of Law, NEHU, to showcase the freedom struggle of India through a series of photo exhibits.
A special section in the exhibition is dedicated to 8 Years of Seva, Sushasan, Garib Kalyan wherein the achievements of the government across various sectors in the last eight years, including in the North East, have been highlighted.
NEHU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Prabha Shankar Shukla inaugurated the photo exhibition mounted at NEHU Community Hall. He said that the purpose of the exhibition is to make people aware about the contribution of the Freedom Fighters to our freedom struggle. The purpose is also to make them aware about our rich history and heritage, he added.
Remembering the bravehearts of Meghalaya – U Tirot Singh, U Kiang Nangbah and Pa Togan Sangma, Prof Shukla said that the entire country should be aware of their supreme sacrifice. He also appealed to all the participants to uphold and work towards the dreams that our Freedom Fighters envisioned for this country.
Director, CBC, Shillong, Engam Pame gave a detailed overview of the functioning, structure and working of CBC in the region. He also briefed the audience about various outreach activities that will be organized for the dissemination of information to the grassroots. He said that these programmes are being organized so that people can avail the benefits of various public welfare schemes of the government.
Prof H Mishra, Director, UGCHRDC, NEHU in his talk , “Youth-led Development A Step towards self –reliant India’’ dwelt in details on how the youth of the region can contribute for achieving an Atma Nirbhar Bharat.
The aim of the multimedia exhibition is to generate awareness among the masses regarding the various initiatives and welfare programmes of Government of India. It is an effort to familiarize people with the objectives and vision behind Amrit Mahotsav and how people can be a part of the campaign.