Kohima, Sep 15 (PTI) The engineering community in Nagaland today commemorated Engineers’ Day with a call to contribute to sustainable development and rise to new challenges.

“Besides implementing the basic technical and scientific knowledge of the engineering discipline, engineers also have to contribute and promote sustainable development that meets today’s necessities without adversely affecting the future needs of upcoming generations,” said Commissioner and Secretary to the state government for Information and Technology and Power, K D Vizo.

Engineers have to work according to the new challenges and necessities, and be present in every infrastructural development field, Vizo said at an event organised by the Federation of Nagaland State Engineering Service Associations (FONSESSA) here.

Engineers’ Day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, regarded as one of the greatest engineers of India.

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