Speaking on the occasion, the President said that NEHU has emerged as a premier centre of learning.
He was happy to note that besides imparting higher education in all the major disciplines, the university is also giving special emphasis on the development of this region which has significant tribal population.
He said that institutions of higher education like NEHU can be instruments of social and economic transformation.
President said that institutions of higher learning can prove to be instrumental in the development of any region.
He called upon North Eastern Hill University to help Meghalaya and the north east in social economic transformation.