Teacher Must Play the
Role of a Motivator: Meghalaya Governor
9th Mile, Ri Bhoi, Meghalaya, November 17,
2017: The Meghalaya Governor Sri Ganga Prasad handed
over 40 excellence awards to selected faculties and
departments of the University of Science and Technology
Meghalaya (USTM) at the ‘Annual Performance Day 2017’
organized by the university here today. The awards have been
instituted by USTM to encourage the teachers and recognize
their contribution for educational development.
Delivering the awards that included a package of
Certificates, Rs 10,000 cash, to and fro airfare to
Singapore, interest free car loan and 10 days paid leave,
Sri Ganga Prasad said that teachers have many
responsibilities and they must play the role of a motivator
for the students. “Teachers have to prepare the students in
such a way that students can contribute to the progress of a
region and the country as a whole, apart from brightening
their own career”, he said. He praised the USTM faculties
for their excellent work as teachers and urged all to work
united for the development of the nation.
The Meghalaya Governor said that the state is a resource
rich one and, therefore, innovations are possible in the
field of medicines, crops which at the same time can
contribute towards development of rural areas. He also urged
the researchers and scientists to invent things that would
serve the society and the humanity.
Earlier, welcoming the Governor and all the participants,
USTM Chancellor Mahbubul Hoque said, “Our philosophy is that
teachers can who build an institution, not the promoter”. He
said that the Annual Performance Day is a unique function
where the University encourages the teachers for good work
and to achieve excellence.
The Awards were: USTM Mission Award received by three
faculties, three overall Best Departments, Best Disciplined
Department, Best Growing Department, Best Social Media
Award, No Absent Award to six faculties, three Most Smart
Head of the Departments, Best Project Award and Top 30
Faculty (overall) Award.
Delivering the vote of thanks, Prof. Amarjyoti Choudhury,
Vice Chancellor, USTM said that the most important part of a
university is creativity. He expressed his gratefulness to
the Governor for coming to honour the achiever faculties.
The Governor also released the Centre for Audit and
Performance Evaluation (CAPE) Report 2017 in the function,
which is conducted every year in the University.