Patnaik calls upon Odia alumni to help in rebuilding their own institutions
BHUBANESWAR [Maha Media]: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday called upon the Odia alumni across the globe to be a collaborative force in rebuilding their own institutions in their motherland. The chief minister rolled out the 'Mo College' (my college) campaign in line with the 'Mo School' (my school) programme and also launched a web portal through a virtual platform, to connect former students with their institutions.
He said that the state government has been taking steps to enhance the structure and functioning of higher education. "Never the less, the personal contribution of the alumni will have a magical touch to it," Patnaik said. The chief minister was optimistic that Mo College would bring a similar response for higher education institutions as that of the Mo School. Welcoming the Odia diaspora around the globe and alumni members of different colleges who were connected through live streams, the chief minister said: "this campaign is an emotionally invested platform reconnecting the Odia Alumni. There's nothing more rewarding than going back to the treasured memories of our college days".