Shillong, June 10: The North Eastern Hill University Teachers’ Association (NEHUTA) has recently elected its new body for 2021-22.
The newly elected executive committee of NEHUTA took charge of office on June 8 after the election results were declared.
Prof. Xavier P Mao was re-elected president of the association. The other members include Prof. Donkupar Syiem as vice-president, Dr Marbhador M Khymdeit as general secretary, Dr Juwesh Binong as joint secretary and Dr Jacqueline J Thabah as treasurer.
The executive members are Prof. Esther Syiem, Prof. UK De, Dr Jacintha I. Rapthap, Dr P Biswas, Dr Ramona Sangma and Dr 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,” Mao said in a statement.
He said NEHUTA seeks support from and cooperation of all sections of NEHU as well as from the entire society concerned with the future of higher education in Meghalaya and the northeastern region.
Mao 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 will strive for the academic and intellectual well-being of teachers, students and every related section of the society,” Mao said.