Temjen Imna urges Jual Oram to release pending post-matric scholarships

Temjen Imna urges Jual Oram to release  pending post-matric scholarships
Temjen Imna Along with Union Minister, Jual Oram
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Dimapur, April 27: Minister for Higher Education & Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along along with Higher Education Department Officials and Technical Education Officials called on Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Jual Oram and discussed various issues regarding education of tribal students of the state.
In the meeting the Minister requested the Union Tribal Affairs Minister and his Secretary to release the pending backlog for post-matric scholarship an amount of Rs. 7,71,73,310 for the year 2016 and also to release the balance amount for the year 2017-18.
In reply to their request the Secretary Tribal Affairs, Leena Nair (IAS) assured to look into the matters at the earliest. She also said she would extend all the possible help to the state.
The Minister also requested the Secretary MHRD, R Subrahmanyam (IAS) to consider and relax the eligibility criteria to apply for RUSA schemes, for the student in Nagaland particular and the Northeast students in general to uplift the student of the Northeast region.
During the meeting with AICTE Chairman, Anil Sahasrabudhe, the Chairman assured to the Minister that the Council will consider for setting up of one government engineering college and one training centre under NITTTR Kolkata, for faculty development programme in the state. (Page News Service)