Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh said that today’s world is an IT world and the government has put particular focus on the IT sector.
People working in the IT sector, who were once working outside, have returned to the country and started working in the country, making the nation one of the best in the IT sector, he added.
Biren Singh was speaking during a function at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Manipur on September 1 and welcomed students from various parts of the country who were studying at the institute.
He said that even though there were a few students from Manipur and he called upon the students from the state to study in the institute rather than going to other states.
Attended the valedictory ceremony of the 3 days Drone Awareness Programme held at IIIT Complex in Mantripukhri today. Discussed about the need to promote drone technology in agriculture, policing and other varied sectors for effective execution of duties and activities. pic.twitter.com/ad5bVPfgP9
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He said as the IIIT is a prestigious institute people of the state should understand its importance and start using the facilities provided by the institute.
Chief minister Biren Singh also expressed the need to open a drone school in the state.
He distributed certificates of participation and inspected the ongoing construction work of the IT-SEZ building at Mantripukhri.