GUWAHATI: The University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) along with the Regional Institute of Science and Technology (RIST) today observed the 74th Independence Day at their head office ‘ERD Foundation’ in the Bhetapara ara of Guwahati.
The COVID-19 guidelines set by the government were strictly followed during the celebration. The event witnessed participation of Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM, Dr. R.K. Sharma, Advisor, USTM and 30 percent of other administrative officials of both the institutions.
The program started with hoisting of the national flag and was followed by a short speech by the Chancellor Hoque.
Advisor Dr. Sharma also addressed the gathering with a brief speech. The speech session was followed by a short felicitation ceremony where security personnel, helping staff and the children present at the event were felicitated. The short yet affective celebration concluded with singing of the National Anthem.
It is also worth mentioning that the administrative officials and other staff members of both the institutions residing inside the USTM campus have too observed the 74th Independence Day by hoisting tricolour in front of the Amenity Centre, USTM.