AKAM-EBSB: 50 MP students interact with AICTE seniors ahead of five day visit to Nagaland
New Delhi : As part of the ongoing nationwide Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav - Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (AKAM-EBSB) Student Exchange Program, 50 students from Madhya Pradesh interacted with senior officials before starting their five-day visit to Nagaland on Thursday.
The interaction was facilitated by the Union Ministry of Education and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and saw the presence of their senior functionaries on occasion.
Notably, Madhya Pradesh and Nagaland are paired states under this program that aims to enhance interaction and promote mutual understanding between people of different States/Union Territories through the concept of State/Union Territory pairing.
“This interactive program for students of Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) and Schools from Madhya Pradesh is part of the pan-India student exchange between paired partner states. We were delighted to see the enthusiasm of students from Madhya Pradesh who will be immersed in the culture of Nagaland for five days during their tour,” said Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE.
“Under EBSB student exchange program, the states carry out activities to encourage sustained and structured cultural and people-to-people connect in language learning, culture, traditions and music, tourism and cuisine, sports, and sharing of best practices. The students reached HazaratNizamuddin Railway Station, New Delhi in the morning and interacted with officials before their evening departure to Nagaland via train,” saidProf. MP Poonia, Vice Chairman, AICTE.
“This interaction organized by AICTE during our short stay in New Delhi made our short stay at the National Capital one of the many pleasant and memorable events of our AKAM-EBSB Student Tour Program. We are thrilled to be part of the program and look forward to a meaningful tour and knowing more about Nagaland and its people,” addedMs. Riya Lohia, Ms. Anika Rai,Mr. Justin and Mr. Devyansh Srivastava.