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Launch of the book “Transforming North East India: Years 2014-2022”

Transforming North East India: Transition Towards 2030 and Vision 2040 seminar, organised by the PCET’s Pimpri Chinchwad University, Pune, with the book launch of Transforming North East India: Year 2014–2022, authored by Shri. Ajeet Kumar Jha, has been launched on March 21, 2023, at the India International Centre, New Delhi. This book was written to document the development of the North East region.

As a Chief Guest, ShriHarshvardhanPatil, former MP and Minister of Maharashtra Government, and Chancellor of PCET’ Pimpri Chinchwad University, attended the event.Dr. M. K. Sharma, MLA and former Sikkim Health Minister, shed light on the overall development of all eight North East states. PadamshriAlok Mehta ji, ShriLokRanjanji, Secretary-Donor Ministry, Govt. of India Mr. BhuneswarKalitaji, Northeast RajyaSabhaMPCongratulate Mr. Ajeet Kumar Jha for this Book Publication & said that this book is saying that the Northeast is now the Peace Place of India.

The book launch was followed by a discussion amongst the panellists on the ways and means to further develop the north east region, and connect the region’s progress with the accelerating pace of India’s development.

ShriHarshvardhanPatil (Former MP, Minister of Maharashtra Government, and Chancellor of PCET’ Pimpri Chinchwad University, Pune) stated that our Pimpri Chinchwad University has announced that students from the north-east region will be given first priority for admissions because students from the north-east have many opportunities to study. In the last ten years (2014–2022), the Government of India has taken the initiative and developed the region with rail connectivity, road connectivity, and air connectivity; you can travel by road from the Northeast States to South Asia and Thailand.

He also mentioned the niche programmes offered by Pimpri Chinchwad University in management, engineering, technology, sciences, liberal arts, mass communication, and design.

He also talked about the university’s plans for strict academic discipline, learning based on research, and using real-life cases in the classroom.