Governor Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) interacted on the theme Campus Placement

ITANAGAR, March 22: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) interacted on the theme, ‘Campus Placement’ with the students and faculty of Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh, National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh and North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 22nd March 2018.
Stating that the students of the day are the future leaders, who will be leading the country, the Governor extorted them to inculcate knowledge and professionalism required for their intended profession. Advising them to prepare themselves for future challenges, he said that with better language and analytical skill, positive approach, leadership skills and creating good peer group, they can make themselves the most employable. Everybody is born with grey matter but it is their environment, peer group and faculty which make the deference between the great and the mediocre, the Governor said.
The Governor emphasised that for better campus placement, the standard of the institute must improve. He said that the standard can improve with the concerted effort of students through their academic excellence, faculty through their display of utmost professionalism and joint effort of students and faculty in research works.
While suggesting them to seek help from alumni of their alma mater and optimum use of social media, the Governor emphasised strengthening of the training and placement cell of the institutions of higher education. He suggested improvement of college profile by better designed website and brochure and positive reflections of the students and faculty’s achievements. He also suggested that the Training and Placement Cell must be lead by persons on full time basis having good professional reputation and good public relationship or rapport with corporate houses.
The Governor suggested that the best member of the faculty with some top students of the institute must approach corporate house and offer their service free of cost as interns. Such initiative, he pointed out will enhance the attractiveness of the institute in the job market and ensure better opportunities during campus placement.
The Governor also shared some basic tips for preparation for campus interviews and and also gave some finer points for interviews.
The students and members of the faculty in-charge for training and placement shared their views and suggestions with the Governor on the occasion..