The North Eastern Hill University Teachers’ Association (NEHUTA) has recently elected its new body for the year 2021-22.
The newly elected Executive Committee of NEHUTA took charge of office on June 8, after election results were declared by the election committee.
Prof Xavier P Mao was re-elected as president of the association. The other members include Prof. Donkupar Syiem – vice-president, Dr. Marbhador M. Khymdeit – general secretary, Dr.Juwesh Binong – joint secretary and Dr. (Ms.) Jacqueline J. Thabah – treasurer.
The executive members are Prof. (Ms.) Esther Syiem, Prof.U.K.De, Dr. (Ms.)Jacintha I. Rapthap, Dr.P.Biswas, Dr. (Ms.)Ramona Sangma and Dr. (Ms.) Shimti Kharmawphlang.
The newly elected Executive Committee, after taking over the offices, pledged to continue its work for advancing NEHU’s motto, ‘rise up and build’.
“In the midst of difficult situations, the NEHUTA shall pursue with the authorities creation of a free, fair and healthy academic atmosphere in the University so that NEHU can regain laurels,” Prof Mao said in a statement.
He said the NEHUTA seeks support and cooperation from all sections of NEHU as well as from the entire society concerned with the future of higher education in Meghalaya and the Northeastern region.
The NEHUTA shall raise its voice on pressing issues of higher education so that the Northeastern region and NEHU get its due share in the national and global scenario.
He said the Executive Committee will also continue following up all the pending issues pertaining to interests of the teachers and the University in every possible way.
The newly elected body shall strive for the academic and intellectual well-being of teachers, students and every related section of the society, Prof Mao added.