Governor attends ICFAI University webinar

Friday, Sep 11, 2020 14:45 [IST]

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Governor attends ICFAI University webinar

SE Report
Governor Ganga Prasad attended the inaugural session of webinar on ‘Self Reliant India: Entrepreneurship and Employment Opportunities,’ organized by the ICFAI University, Sikkim today.
The Governor graced the webinar as the chief guest which was joined by Union Foreign secretary Harsh VardhanShringla, CIC Group chairman HariEppanapally from New Jersey,ICFAI University Sikkim vice-chancellor JagannathPatnaik and deputy registrar Sandhya Rani Pant, a press release informs.
In his inaugural address, the Governor spoke and appreciated the initiatives taken by the Centre government on self-reliant India (AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan).
The Governor stated that Northeast region has ample opportunities under the Self Reliant India which promotes ‘Vocal for Local’ and enhances the creativity, skills and capacity of the people. AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan creates more job opportunities and entrepreneurship in north-eastern region, he said.
The Governor urged educational institutions to generate awareness on AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan which will play a great role in creating economic opportunities for the investors, the release mentions.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi