Education is the key word for uplift of the downtrodden: VC Dr Abdul Khader
Mananthavady: ‘Proper infrastructure facilities are essential for higher learning and it is the right of the common man to have better educational facilities in their own locality. Education is the key word for the uplift of the downtrodden and the have-nots in our country’, Dr. M.K. Abdul Khader, Vice Chancellor Kannur University opined. He was speaking after inaugurating the newly constructed Academic Block and the modern Indoor Sports Complex at the Mary Matha Arts and Science College, Mananthavady held on Thursday 10 October,2013. Christian Institutions which have been rendering excellent services towards the cause of education in the tribal belt of Wayanad is to be lauded, Vice Chancellor added. Kannur University would certainly give priority to the development of the higher education institution in the tribal area that comes under the jurisdiction of the University, he said. Our main objective is service to the society and which can be met successfully by imparting education to all. Students need to get exposure to the modern technologies and to utilize them in the right perspective, Vice Chancellor added.His Excellency Rt. Rev Dr Jose Porunnedom, Bishop diocese of Manathavady and patron of the college blessed the newly constructed indoor staium and auditorium, His Excellency presided over the function.
Hon’ble MP Sri M.I. Shanavas inaugurated the Sports Complex. Sri K.V. Sasi, District Panchayat President released the News Letter, Mary Matha Tidings brought out by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the Mary Matha Arts & Science College.Sri C Abdul Ashraf, Mananthavady Block Panchayat President, Smt Silvi Thomas, Grama Panchayat President, Sri Jacob Sebastian, Grama Panchayat Vice President, Thressia Kodiamunnel, Ward Membe, and PTA Vice President P.P.A. Basheer also spoke on the occasion. Rev Fr Chandy Punnakkattu Manager of the College, welcomed the gathering. Principal Dr Raju George presented the Report on the Various UGC Projects. Kishore Thomas, Chairman of the Students’ Union felicitated and Dr Savio James proposed the vote of Thanks.
|Bishop Mar Jose Porunnedum|