United Nations RC declared USTM “Centre of Excellence”
9th Mile, Khanapara, January 7, 2023: The University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) has been declared a “Centre of Excellence” by the Resource Centre for United Nations – North East Region. The letter was handed to the Chancellor of the University Mahbubul Haque yesterday evening by Dr Aswini Sarma, Executive Director, Resource Centre for UN – NER, in the presence of Prof G. D. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor of USTM and other officers.
In this regard, Dr Aswini Sharma stated that the declaration as Centre-of-Excellence will enable USTM to become a centre of UN activities. “The university will have a United Nations Reading Library, it will be eligible to organise UN and UNESCO Seminars and conferences at the University; USTM will participate in UN or UNESCO conferences at the State, National and International levels, apart from visits of UN or UNESCO officials to the University”, he stated.
Accepting the declaration letter, Mahbubul Hoque said, “The mission of USTM is to become a world-class university, and such recognitions and honours to the University definitely encourage us to march forward to achieve our goal”.