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Productivity Enhancement Program

A workshop on “Productivity Enhancement Program” was organised by Manipur Technical University under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III from 19th to 24th Dec. 2019  at the Government Polytechnic Hall, Takyelpat.

Highlight of the workshop

Date: 19th – 24th Dec. 2019 

Time: 11:00 AM-2PM

Venue: Government Polytechnic Hall, Takyelpat.

Mode of the event: Presentation and Practical.

Resource Persons:
  1. Irom Soni, Art of Living Faculty.
  2. Dixon Laishram, Art of Living Faculty.
  3. Roshnikumar .Art of Living Faculty.
  4. Dr. RK Noni Devi, Art of Living Faculty.
Coordinator:

Dr. Huidrom Rully, Assistant Controller of Examination, MTU, Imphal.

Participants:

Administrative staff of MTU, Imphal.

About the event:

 The Art of Living “Productivity Enhancement Program” of Vyakti Vikas Kendra is a 6 days program scheduled from 19th -24th Dec. 2019 (with one Sunday included). It was conducted under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III for the Administrative staff of the University. The program focused on the enhancement of the efficiency and productivity of the staff by exercising physical and mental practices. It aimed at instilling a spirit of team-building and holistic development of the participants in personal and professional life. The program was participated by 50 staff.

Objective:

  • Increasing efficiency, productivity and an optimistic attitude.
  • Stress management.
  • Positive and optimistic attitude.
  • Clarity of mind for better decision making.
  • Enhance individual effectiveness by inculcating dynamism and leadership qualities.
  • Develop commitment towards work.
  • Instil a sense of responsibility towards the institution.
Coordinator’s statement:

The workshop “Productivity Enhancement Program” was successfully organised and conducted from 19th Dec -24th Dec 2019. The Resource persons from Youth Programs Art of Living International Centre, Bangalore motivated the participants with the inclusion of practical demonstration. The workshop was actively participated with great enthusiasm and the participants have gained an in-depth knowledge of living positively.

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Participants’ Feedback:

 Overall feedback of the participants reflected that the workshop achieved its objectives and met their expectations.

Future Action:

Another “Productivity Enhancement Program” for teaching faculty will be conducted soon under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III.

Program Outcome:

The program was concluded successfully by enhancing efficiency, productivity and motivation of all participants. It will help in instilling a sense of belongingness and responsibility towards the institution, students and colleagues. It also enlightens the participants on effective handling of stress, improving efficiency and productivity through sustained high energy levels, attitudinal shift, relaxation and clarity of decision.

 

 

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One day Industrial expert talk cum interaction program

A one day Industrial expert talk cum interaction program was organized by the Departments of Electrical Engineering, Manipur Technical University under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP)-III on 30th December, 2019.

Highlights
  • Date:30/12/2019
  • Time:10:00 to 01:00 hours
  • Venue: Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat, Manipur
  • Mode of the event: Interaction
  • Participants: All the B.Tech students of Electrical Engineering.
Resource Persons:
  1. N. Sarat Singh, Managing Director, MSPCL, Manipur
  2. Hijam Shantikumar Singh, Executive Director, MSPDCL, Manipur
Coordinator:

Mr. Haobam Jaillendro Khuman, Assistant Prof. and Head, EE Dept., Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat.

About the Event:

The program was conducted as an essential part of student interaction with the industrial expert to get the knowledge of what and how a company operates. This program is one of the action plan for the Department of Electrical Engineering, MTU.

Aim and Objective:

The aim of the program is to provide the students to interact with the industrial expert and know what the industries required from them after they get in the company. The experience shared by the expert will motivate the students is one of the objectives of this program.

Coordinator’s statement:

This program is one of the activities which bridges the gap between the academic and industry. The participants get the knowledge on how the company operates as well as they get motivated by the experience shared by the experts which may not get from reading books.

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Participants’ Feedback:

Overall feedback of the participants reflected that the program achieved its objectives and met their expectations.

Future Action

Industrial visit to the company’s substations are encouraged by the experts and it is planning to visit the 400 kV substation, Thoubal in the coming even semester.

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A Two-Day National Seminar on Recent Advances on Mathematical Sciences

A Two-Day National Seminar on Recent Advances on Mathematical Sciences was organised by the Departments of Mathematics, Manipur Technical University on 12th and 13th October 2019 under the aegis of TEQIP III. 

Highlight of the Seminar
Date: 12-13 October 2019
Time: 10.30 am to 4.15 pm
Venue: Conference Hall, Manipur Technical University, Imphal
Mode of the event: Presentation

Resource Persons

1. Prof. U. C. De, Emeritus Professor, University of Calcutta, Kolkata
2. Prof. C. K. Mishra, Secretary, IAPS, head Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dr. R. M. L. Avadh University
3. Dr. Yumnam Rohen, Member, Executive Council, IAPS, Department of Mathematics, NIT Manipur, Langol.

Coordinators

1. Dr. Thokchom Chhatrajit Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Manipur Technical University
2. Mr. Anand Jyoti Sanasam, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Manipur Technical University

About the Seminar

The seminar was organised by Manipur Technical University in a view to refresh the students, research scholars, and teachers of mathematics and other interdisciplinary subjects regarding recent trends of mathematics and its applications. The seminar acted as a platform for interaction between new researchers and those who have experiences in the field of research.
The seminar helped to generate awareness in the young minds from Institutes, Universities, Colleges and Industries across the country with the latest advancements in Mathematical Sciences and providing them opportunities to share their recent research views in various fields of Physical Sciences and their applications of ultimate benefit of the society and Industry.

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Instructional Workshop on Cryptology

An Instructional Workshop on Cryptology was organised by the Departments of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science and Engineering of Manipur Technical University on 7th and 8th October 2019 under the aegis of TEQIP III. 

Highlight of the workshop

Date: 7-8 October 2019
Time: 9.30 am to 4.15 pm
Venue: Conference Hall, Manipur Technical University, Imphal
Mode of the event: Presentation and Hands-on

Resource Persons
  1. Deepak Dalai, National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar
  2. Shanta Laishram, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre, New Delhi
  3. Subhamoy Maitra, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
  4. Somitra Sanadhya, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
 Conveners
  1. Shanta Laishram, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre, New Delhi
  2. Thokchom Chhatrajit Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, MTU
Coordinators
  1. Anand Jyoti Sanasam, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Manipur Technical University
  2. R.K. Kamaljit Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Manipur Technical University
  3. Chiranjiv Chingangbam, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Manipur Technical University
  4. Debina Laishram, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Manipur Technical University
  5. Jimmy Laishram, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Manipur Technical University
About the workshop

The workshop was organised by Manipur Technical University in a view to uplift the importance and the roles of cryptology and the necessity of understanding the basics of cryptology in day-to-day life. We hope the workshop helped the students, faculties of mathematics, physics, computer science and other engineering subjects get the essence of cryptology, including network and information security. Eminent resource persons from various institutes like IITs, ISIs, and NISER delivered talks on cryptology and its applications.

Objectives

The basic purpose of the workshop is to expose the students, faculties of mathematics and engineering to basics of cryptology, including network security and information security, and other related issues and applications. The subject of cryptology, i.e., the study of mathematical techniques related to aspects of information security and cryptanalysis, is developing rapidly and becoming a part in day-to-day life viz. in information science, particularly in network, banking, email and information, etc. So, there is a need to understand the underlying fundamentals of cryptology and its applications.

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Workshop Outcome

From this workshop, the participants learn

  • the basics of cryptology
  • history of using ciphers
  • its importance and uses
  • its role in day-to-day life
  • public key cryptosystems, like RSA
  • new challenges and open problems in cryptology
  • the importance and the role of number theory in cryptology
  • applications of number theory in cryptanalysis, and other related areas
  • applications of large prime numbers in cryptography
  • applications of different methods of factorization
Future Action

We would like to organize such workshops on Cryptology to explore more applications of mathematics in cryptology.

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One Day Workshop on “Best Academic Practices”

A workshop on “Best Academic Practices” was organised by Manipur Technical University under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III on 24th August2019 at the conference hall of the university.

Highlight of the workshop
Date: 24th August 2019
Time: 09:15 am to 1:30 pm
Venue: Conference Hall, Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat, Imphal
Mode of the event: Presentation

Resource Persons
  1. PROF. (DR.) BHARATKUMAR BHAGATRAJ AHUJA (DIRECTOR COEP)
  2. PROF. (DR.) MUKUL S. SUTAONE (DEPUTY DIRECTOR COEP)
  3. V.N. PANDE (TEQIP-III COORDINATOR, COEP)
Coordinators
  • Dr. Biraj Sougaijam, Assistant Prof. and Head, ECE Dept., Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat.
  • Pinky Khundrakpam, Assistant Prof., ECE Dept. and Academic Nodal Officer, TEQIP-III, Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat.
Participants
  • All the faculties of the Manipur Technical University
About the Event

Good academic practice refers to the process of completing the academic work independently, honestly and in an appropriate academic style, using good referencing and acknowledging all of the sources. Achieving good academic practices involves developing one’s own independent evaluation of academic issues drawing upon research from academics on one’s field of study discussing and evaluating existing concepts and theories demonstrating one’s understanding of the key literature developing one’s own arguments. The workshop was sponsored by the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme – III, under Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India. The workshop was conducted as a Twinning Activity with our mentor institute, College of Engineering Pune.

Coordinator’s statement

The workshop on “Best Academic Practices” was successfully organised and conducted on August 23, 2019. The resource persons from our twinning mentor, College of Engineering Pune delivered their expert lectures and shared many valuable information. The workshop not only achieved its aim but also helped in strengthening the relationship with the mentor institute and also increased our twinning activity.

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Participants’ Feedback

Overall feedback of the participants reflected that the workshop achieved its objectives and met their expectations.

Event Outcome with concluding remarks

The very essence of Best Academic Practices was highlighted and enlightened to the young and dynamic participants.

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Workshop on “Vision, Mission and Goal Statements”

A workshop on “Vision, Mission and Goal Statements” was organised by Manipur Technical University under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III on 23rd August2019 at the conference hall of the university.

Highlight of the workshop
Date: 23rd August 2019
Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Venue: Conference Hall, Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat, Imphal
Mode of the event: Presentation

Resource Persons:
  1. PROF. (DR.) BHARATKUMAR BHAGATRAJ AHUJA (DIRECTOR COEP)
  2. PROF. (DR.) MUKUL S. SUTAONE (DEPUTY DIRECTOR COEP)
  3. V.N. PANDE (TEQIP-III COORDINATOR, COEP)
Coordinators:
  • Dr. Biraj Sougaijam, Assistant Prof. and Head, ECE Dept., Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat.
  • Merin Loukrakpam, Assistant Prof., ECE Dept. and Procurement Nodal Officer, TEQIP-III, Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat.
Participants:
  • All the faculties of the Manipur Technical University
About the event:

A Mission Statement defines the university’s purpose, its objectives and its approach to reach those objectives. A Vision Statement describes the desired future position of the company. Elements of Mission and Vision Statements are often combined to provide a statement of the university’s purposes, goals and values. The vision, mission and goal statements of the University were framed. The workshop was sponsored by the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme – III, under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India. The workshop was conducted as a Twinning Activity with our mentor institute, College of Engineering Pune.

Coordinator’s statement:

The workshop on “Vision, Mission and Goal Statements” was successfully organised and conducted on August 23, 2019. The resource persons from our twinning mentor, College of Engineering Pune delivered their expert lectures and shared much valuable information. The workshop not only achieved its aim but also helped in strengthening the relationship with the mentor institute and also increased our twinning activity.

Participants’ Feedback:

 Overall feedback of the participants reflected that the workshop achieved its objectives and met their expectations. 

Event Outcome with concluding remarks:

Vision:

“To be the University Par Excellence, in the North Eastern Region of the Country, distinguished for its Locally and Globally Relevant Innovative Academic Programs, with Learner Centric Value based Transformative Education”

Mission:

  • To Develop and Deploy Innovative Academic Programs with Local and Global Relevance
  • To Exercise and Exert for Inclusive but Robust Quality-focused Teaching Learning Process
  • To Design and Deliver Knowledge, Values & Skill-focused Curriculum towards grooming Students as Life-Long-Learners
  • To groom learners as innovators and entrepreneurs.

Core Values:

 “S L I C E”

  • Self-reliance
  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Character building
  • Excellence

Goal Statements:

  1. To affiliate ten engineering institutions in the state.
  2. To improve student enrolment to the tune of 100% of existing strength.
  3. To establish at least two centres of excellence and allied PG and PhD programs.
  4. To achieve student-teacher ratio of 15:1.
  5. To get 100% academic programs accredited.
  6. To achieve all TEQIP benchmarks.
  7. To introduce two skill focussed PG Diploma Programs (multidisciplinary.)
  8. To have at least 10 industry MoUs across departments every year.
  9. Every faculty to publish at least 1 contributed paper in peer reviewed journal each year.
  10. 10% of graduating students to pursue higher studies and/or opting for entrepreneurship.
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Workshop on “Good Governance Practices”

A workshop on “Good Governance Practices” was organised by Manipur Technical University under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III on 23rd August2019 at the conference hall of the university.

Highlight of the workshop
Date: 23rd August 2019
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Venue: Conference Hall, Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat, Imphal
Mode of the event: Presentation

Resource Persons:
  1. PROF. (DR.) BHARATKUMAR BHAGATRAJ AHUJA (DIRECTOR COEP)
  2. PROF. (DR.) MUKUL S. SUTAONE (DEPUTY DIRECTOR COEP)
Coordinators:
  • Pinky Khundrakpam, Assistant Prof., ECE Dept. and Academic Nodal Officer, TEQIP-III, Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat.
  • Merin Loukrakpam, Assistant Prof., ECE Dept. and Procuremet Nodal Officer, TEQIP-III, Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat.
Participants:
  • All the faculties of the Manipur Technical University
About the event:

In international development, good governance is a subjective term that describes how public institutions conduct public affairs and manage public resources in the preferred way.  Governance is “the process of decision making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented)” Adequate disclosures and effective decision making to achieve corporate objectives Transparency in business transactions Statutory and legal compliance Protection of shareholder interests Commitment to values and ethical conduct of business. The workshop on Good Governance Practices was conducted with the experts from the mentor institute, College of Engineering Pune.

Coordinator’s statement:

The workshop on “Good Governance Practices” was successfully organised and conducted on August 23, 2019. The resource persons from our twinning mentor, College of Engineering Pune delivered their expert lectures and shared many valuable information. The workshop not only achieved its aim but also helped in strengthening the relationship with the mentor institute and also increased our twinning activity.

Participants’ Feedback:

Overall feedback of the participants reflected that the workshop achieved its objectives and met their expectations.

Event Outcome with concluding remarks:

The very essence of Good Governance Practices was highlighted and enlightened to the young and dynamic participants.

 

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A Five-day Workshop on Satellite Technology and Applications

A Five-day Workshop on Satellite Technology and Applications was organised by the Department of Physics of MTU under the aegis of TEQIP-III.

Highlight of the workshop
Date: 5th to 9th August, 2019
Time: 11.00 am to 3.00 pm
Venue: Room No. 6, Academic Building, Manipur Technical University, Imphal
Mode of the event: Presentation

Resource Persons:

1. Dr. Raghavendra Pratap Singh, Scientist- G, Space Applications Centre-ISRO, Ahmedabad
2. Dr. Sandip Rashmikant Oza, Scientist- SG, Space Applications Centre-ISRO, Ahmedabad
3. Dr. Abha Chhabra, Scientist- SF, Space Applications Centre-ISRO, Ahmedabad
4. Shri. Victor Saikhom, North Eastern Space Applications Centre, Umiam, Meghalaya

Brief bio-data of the resource persons
  1. Dr. Raghavendra Pratap Singh is currently Scientist G at SAC-ISRO. He did his M.Sc in Physics at IIT-Delhi and PhD at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He is the Principal Investigator of Thermal Infrared Imaging Spectrometer onboard the Mars Orbiter Mission.
    His research interest is on hydrological modelling. He is a recipient of Prof PR Pisharoty Memorial Award from the Indian Society of Remote Sensing. Dr. Singh is an associate fellow of Gujarat Science Academy (GSA) and an Associate Editor, Journal of Geomatics. Dr. Singh has got a number of publications in reputed international/national journals.
  2. Dr. Sandip Rashmikant Oza is currently working as Scientist- SG at Sac-ISRO. He completed his MSc and PhD in Physics from Gujarat University. He is at present leading the Polar Science activities at SAC. He has been a recipient of ISRO Team Excellence Award twice. Moreover, he is among the very few Indians who have been on expeditions to all the three icy regions of Earth- the Arctic, the Antarctic and the Himalayas. He has contributed to the establishment of state-of-art image processing and GIS laboratory at Remote Sensing and Communication Centre (RESECO), Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Dr. Oza is an associate fellow of Gujarat Science Academy. Dr. Oza has published a number of papers in reputed international/national journals.
  3. Dr. Abha Chhabra is currently working as Scientist- SF at SAC-ISRO. She has got MSc and PhD in Environmental Science. Her primary research interest is on the remote sensing applications for environmental studies particularly, in biogeochemical nutrient cycling, environmental pollution and air quality monitoring to cite a few. She is also a recipient of Prof. PR Pisharoty Memorial Award from the Indian Society of Remote Sensing. She is now the coordinator for developing ISRO’s new Space Technology Incubation Centres at various academia. She coordinates with various academia for research projects under Space Technology Cell and RESPOND programme of ISRO. Dr. Chhabra is a recipient Prof PR Pisharoty Memorial Award from the Indian Society of Remote Sensing. She has got a number of publications in various international and national journals of repute.
  4. Shri Victor Saikhom is currently Scientist- SE at the North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Umiam. He did his BE in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Govt. College of Technology, Coimbatore and MTech in Remote Sensing and GIS at JNTU, Hyderabad. His field of interest includes digital photogrammetry using satellite as well as UAVs, digital image processing and geoinformatics to cite a few. He is a recipient of National E-Governance Award in recognition of his scientific contributions especially, about his keen interest to spread the knowledge of satellite technology in the NE regions
Coordinator:

Dr. Rajkumar Kamaljit Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, MTU

About the workshop

In today’s world of science and technology, every powerful nation is trying to develop new tools and ideas for space exploration that can help mankind in one way or the other. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) with an insightful vision of harnessing space technology for national development, is pursuing space science research and planetary exploration. In this workshop, eminent scientists from two important centres for space science and technology, the Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad and the North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Umiam (Meghalaya) under the Department of Space, Govt. of India, would deliver expert talks. The target audience for this programme are the undergraduates of the Manipur Technical University.

Objectives

The following topics will be covered in this programme:
– Remote Sensing: Overview of EO Sensors & Applications
– Cryosphere and Climate Change
– Vegetation Dynamics
– Advances in Earth and Planetary Sciences
– Research and Training Opportunities at ISRO
– RS & GIS applications status & plan ahead for NE India
– Use of UAV in remote sensing

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Dr. Raghavendra Pratap Singh (Scientist- G, SAC-ISRO) giving lecture on fundamentals of satellite technology on 5 August, 2019.

Dr. Raghavendra Pratap Singh (Scientist- G, SAC-ISRO) giving lecture on fundamentals of satellite technology on 5 August, 2019.
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Future Action

We would like to organize such workshops to impart the technical knowhow to the students as well to expose the students to industrial experts.

Workshop Outcome

The workshop was attended for the undergraduate students of the University. They could learn from this workshop the fundamentals of satellite remote sensing in a nutshell. Various applications of earth-observing satellites in remote sensing have been explained meticulously by the learned speakers. Special emphasis on the applicability of remote sensing in the North-East region was also mentioned. Research opportunities (through Space Technology Cells and RESPOND) and employability.

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An Industrial Visit for ECE Department to the Loktak Power Station

An Industrial Visit to the Loktak Power Station was organised by the Department of Electronics and Communication, Manipur Technical University under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III on 28th April 2019.

About the event

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering have organised the Industrial Visit at Loktak Power Station (Leimatak) NHPC Private Ltd. to impart the technical knowledge required for Hydro-Electric Power generate (industrial). A team of 30 members along with students, faculties, bus drivers and cooks joined the industrial visit at Loktak Power Station located at Leimatak area which is 38 km away from the heart of Imphal.

Highlights
  • Date: 28th April, 2019
  • Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Venue: Loktak Power Station, Churachandpur District, Manipur.
  • Mode of the event: Industrial Visit
  • Participants: Students of 2nd and 4th semester students of ECE
Aim and Objective

To understand the working and implementation of Hydro-Electric Power generation.

Resource Persons

Engineers from Loktak Power Station

Coordinator

Dr. Biraj Shougaijam, Assistant Prof. & Head, ECE Dept., Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat

Coordinator’s Statement

The students have gained the fundamental knowledge and also got the exposures to the real working environment of an industry which will make them ready and prepared themselves as per the industry requirement. The event was successfully held and the students were satisfied with such an industrial visit. They suggested to go more such industrial visit in the near future.

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One Day Industrial Visit to the Loktak Power Station

One day Industrial visit was organised by the Department of Electrical Engineering, MTU under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III on 23rd April, 2019 at the Loktak Power Station NHCP Limited. 

About the Visit

The objective of the visit was to give exposure to the students about the operation, control and construction features of hydropower electricity generation in real life. Hydropower generation is studied in 5th semester of Electrical Engineering.

A total of 24 pre-final year students visited the industrial site accompanied by three faculty members and three laboratory staffs of the department. Mr N Jogendra (SM, Electrical ) explained thoroughly about the operation, control and construction features to the students.

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