Guv urges engineers to ‘think out of the box’

Guv urges engineers to ‘think out of the box’

Itanagar, Sep 15: Stating that the engineers are the one who can shape the future of the State, Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra called upon them to ‘think out of the box’, be innovative and work with honesty, discipline, and transparency, while noting that there must be continuity, audit and review, and wherever required mid-term correction in their work.

The Governor was addressing a gathering on the occasion of Silver Jubilee celebration of Arunachal Pradesh Engineering Service Association (APESA), that coincided with the great Indian engineer ‘Bharat Ratna’ Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya’s birth anniversary which is celebrated as Engineers Day every year, in the State Assembly convention hall here.

The Governor, while complimenting the engineers for their exemplary works such as the Assembly building, asked them to use latest technologies, eco friendly approach, set example and be committed to the responsibilities towards their colleagues and juniors. He earlier paid floral tribute to the portrait of Dr Visvesvaraya and lighted the inaugural lamp.

While recalling the great achievements of Indian engineers from Harappan Civilization to Ashoka and Mughal eras, the Governor called upon them to create good works, which will be remembered for years to come.

Highlighting the life of Dr M Visvesvaraya, his simplicity, dedication, commitment, sacrifice, discipline and multifaceted personality, he called upon the engineers to emulate him. Quoting 10 commandments from the Bible, he advised them to work with honesty and integrity.

Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, former Secretary and Chief Engineer Tomi Ete, APESA president Er Pura Tupe, vice president Er Modam Jini and secretary general Er Karom Perme also spoke on the occasion.

Earlier, the Governor released the Silver Jubilee APESA souvenir. A video presentation about the life and achievement of Bharat Ratna Dr M Visvesvaraya and audio presentation of ‘Maan Ki Baat’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Engineers Day were presented on the occasion along with a colourful cultural programme.

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