Department of Management and Commerce Studies organises seminar on Sustainable Livelihood

Shillong March 28: As part of the Martin Luther Christian University’s   endeavour to contribute to the rural community by taking up initiatives to preserve and promote their rich cultural diversity, the Department of Management and Commerce Studies, MLCU today March 28, 2018 organised a one day seminar on the theme “Sustainable Livelihood”, in the university campus.

The seminar was attended by the Vice Chancellor Dr. VT Darlong; Registrar Dr (Ms) Marina B Bethany; Mr Albert Nongrum, HR; and students and faculty of all the different departments of the University.

The resource persons included Adrian Marbaniang, Director (Monitoring and Evaluation) NERCORMP; Mr. AS Suting, Research Officer, State Council of Science Technology and Environment, Meghalaya; and Mr Wanphai Nongrum, Founder and Creative Director, Path to Creation.

Speaking during the seminar, Mr Marbaniang gave a brief presentation on the different experiences and initiatives of NERCORMP on sustainable livelihood.

Mr. Wanphai Nongrum spoke at length on the importance of social entrepreneurship in our society. He also added that the different business or new business should be aware of the various sustainable resources available in our region and that we should utilise them for business ventures and also help preserve and promote these resources through entrepreneurship.

The resource persons stressed on the fact that there many opportunities that are available in the NE region for sustainable livelihood.

The department of Management and Commerce Studies as the organisers stated that the main objective of organising this seminar is to highlight the various problems of sustainable businesses that are prevalent in the rural areas.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

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