Manipur highlighted to IIT students


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By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Mar 31 : Governor Sushri Anusuiya Uikey interacted with a team of visiting students and faculty members from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore and National Institute of Technology (NIT), Manipur at Raj Bhavan in Imphal today.
49 students from different parts of Madhya Pradesh are on tour to Manipur under Yuva Sangam, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme, a statement from the Public Relations Officer, Governor's Secretariat informed.
While interacting with the visiting students, the Governor said that under the collective vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme has been launched to facilitate youths of the country to go across States and get in touch with people.
She added that with this initiative, people to people contact will  increase and they will develop an understanding of each other's culture, tradition, attire, food habits, life styles and language.
She went on to praise the culture of Manipur calling it "unique" and mentioned the traditional attire of Manipur whose beauty can be seen and enjoyed during religious festivals.
Stating that women have taken up a good role even in the socio economic front, the Governor highlighted Ima Market as an example of women empowerment in the State.
The Governor asked the students to share their knowledge and experiences while visiting Manipur with their families and friends. She also expressed hope that such an initiative of exchanging culture, tradition etc among the youth of the country will help to strengthen the sense of unity in diversity.
 Professor Goutam Sutradhar, Director NIT, Manipur also said that the programme is a unique opportunity for the youth of the country to exchange each others' culture, history, tradition, lifestyle etc.