UMRO Delhi – The 2nd Annual Academic Meet 2008

January 4, 2010

UMRO Delhi – The 2nd Annual Academic Meet 2008
– 22nd November 2008 –

On 22nd November 2008, Saturday, the 2nd Annual Academic Meet 2008 of UMRO Delhi was held at Tagore Hall, Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi, Delhi – 7.

The meet was graced by Dr. Thokchom Meinya, MP, Manipur Lok Sabha, Government of India as Chief Guest and Dr. S. Somorendro, Lecturer, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi-7 as President. Both the chief guest and the president emphasized the importance of research and higher education for the development of Manipur in every aspect, in their respective speeches.

Dr. Bimol Akoijam giving a presentation

The programme began with the welcome address from the ongoing President UMRO, Mr. Kamal Nongmaithem followed by the brief introduction to UMRO from the present Vice President, Ms Haokip Nemneivah.

The function was enlightened by the cultural dance performed by the students of Delhi University, and Martial Art show from Oknarel Cultural Troupe, Delhi. Certificates of Appreciation to the Bright and Budding Students (who cleared NET/JRF or scored above 60% in Masters) were distributed.

Dr. Th. Meinya and Dr. S. Somorendro taking chair of Chief Guest and President

As a primary event of the meet, a technical session was kept in the post lunch. The technical session began with a special lecture by Dr. A. Bimol Akoijam, Associate Professor, JNU who spoke on the topic ‘Crises and Responses: Making sense of Contemporary Manipur’.

He emphasized on recovering ourselves and instilling confidence to change for the better. The 2nd lecture was given by N. Manichandra Singh, Lecturer, Department of Economics, Ram Lal Nand College (Eve), University of Delhi on the topic ‘A glimpse of economic scenario in Manipur’. He revealed a deep knowledge of economic resources in Manipur and suggested measure for improving the economy of Manipur.

Dr. S. Somorendro and Dr. Homen chaired the respective lecture session. Besides, the active participation from all the delegates, the interaction between the speeches and delegates made the session more wholesome. With a cup of tea, Mr. S. Yaiphaba Meitei, General Secretary UMRO closed the meet with vote of thanks to all the delegates.

A group photo at the end of the Meet

Sanjenbam Yaiphaba Meitei
General Secretary
United Manipur Researchers’ Organisation (UMRO)


prize distribution to the net JRF qualified students by UMRO

January 4, 2010

Group picture and some prize distribution to the net JRF qualified students by UMRO during the first annual function

First Annual Academic Meet 2007 of UMRO

January 4, 2010

First Annual Academic Meet 2007 of UMRO
– 28th October, 2007 –

The First Annual Academic Meet 2007 of UMRO started like poklaobi (45 minutes behind the time) and ended up successfully like a Tomahawk Missile (at the right time) on 28th of this month at Jhingran Hall of Geology department, University of Delhi, Delhi 7.

The Meet was graced by Dr. Thokchom Meinya Member of Parliament, Manipur Government of India as a chief guest like a true academician.

The guest of honor and president were none other than Dr. Yaruingam Awunshi, senior lecturer of African Studies, University of Delhi and Mr. Langsun Thangboi Mate, the International Awardee in Micro finance research 2005, respectively.

The three wise men brought the message of knowledge, peace and development (the motto of UMRO) without self realization which was followed by the scintillating panoramic view of research prospects and opportunities in Antarctic region by a scientist, one of our own Dr. Khwairakpam Gajananda.

Besides the warm welcome from general secretary (Nongmaithem Kamal) and the brief introduction of UMRO by the vice president (Ningshen Mungreiphy), the speech of UMRO’s President (Lukram Ingocha Meetei) appealed the researchers to have a second thought about their region in their respective fields which will definitely contribute to the development of Manipur.

The Editor in Chief (Kamei Sanjit Rongmei) threw some light about problems during higher studies among the Manipuri students especially in Delhi and ways to overcome certain problems in the current scenario.

After appreciating fifteen Bright and Budding Scholars (who cleared NET/JRF or scored above 60% in Masters in 2007).

The totally Phoenix (UMRO’s exclusive skit) floored attendees were taken suddenly by surprise with the presence of much unexpected singju & bora.

Editor in Chief
Kamei Sanjit Rongmei