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Global University bill passed

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Aruchal Assembly

Our Correspondent

Itagar, March 10: The state assembly today passed the Global University Aruchal Pradesh (Amendment) Bill 2015 by voice votes in absence of opposition, who boycott the session since Monday.

The Bill moved by Education Minister Tapang Taloh on January 29 last during the third session of the assembly, which was referred to a select committee by Speaker bam Rebia to rectify the objections raised by various members.

Participating in the discussion Taloh informed that the present government with a special thrust to education had been toeing Swami Vivekada’s philosophy – ‘If poor cannot reach education, education should reach them’ and making all out effort to improve the education scerio.

Giving a synopsis of growth of higher education in the state, the education minister said that large number of students goes outside the state every year for higher education spending large amount of money.

“With establishment of such universities in the state, the growth of higher education will get a new dimension,” he added.

Congress member Passang Dorjee So, who is one of the members of the select committee taking part in the discussion, said that it was prudent for the house to ect pragmatic laws for the future of the state.

“The committee had threadbare discussion for two consecutive days on the bill to remove all the lacue,” he said and suggested amendment to all university bills passed in the past taking the present one as the yardstick for future.

The house later passed the bill by voice votes before the speaker adjourned the house sine die.

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