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