Day Celebration 2019

Mizoram Science, Technology & Innovation Council (MISTIC) and Mizoram Mathematics Society (MMS) jointly organized celebration of National Mathematics Day 2019 on the 20 December, 2019 at ATI Auditorium, MINECO, Khatla. Dr. C. Vanlalramsanga, Secretary, Planning & Programme Implementation Department graced the programme as Chief Guest and Dr. R.K. Lallianthanga, Chief Scientific Officer & Member Secretary of MISTIC was the chairman. The programme was attended by students, teachers, parents and distinguished government officials.

In the welcoming speech, Dr. R.K. Lallianthanga, CSO & Member Secretary, MISTIC said the evolution of National Mathematics Day and how it has been celebrated in the state. Besides, he stated the importance and the paramountcy of Science and Mathematics especially for development in the field of technology. Also, he urged the teachers to try to bolster Mathematics and the students to come up with Mathematics as one of their main interests and to inculcate the spirit of learning as well as to study more fervently.

In this occasion, praising the initiative of MISTIC & MMS, the Chief Guest said that the way Mizo people perceived Mathematics as an abstruse and tedious have been gradually changed into an interesting and engrossing subject. He said that students in this generation are very fortunate that they have the privilege of living in the so-called computer age, they have been surrounded by highly sophisticated computer applications and internet. Hundreds of online learning applications and videos could be found in the internet and he instigated the students to try to learn and to utilize to the maximum extent these technological advancement in their studies.

In relation to the celebration of NMD, State Level Mathematics Competition was organized for class – 5, 8, 10 and 12 standards. Mr. H. Vanlalhriata, Exam Co-ordinator gave a brief report on the ‘State Level Mathematics Competition’. Mr. Lalrinpuia Tlau, Secretary, Mizoram Mathematics Society delivered presentation on the topic of ‘Contribution of Ramanujan in Mathematics’. It was followed by Prize distribution.

Mr. Samuel Lalmalsawma, Senior Scientific Officer, MISTIC ended the programme with vote of thanks.