FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
Itagar, May 5: A team of Galo Students’ Union (Apex) headed by its President Damik Gameh and Spokesperson Marli Kamki called on Education Minister Tapang Taloh at his official residence here today and submitted a 3-point memorandum.
While thanking and expressing gratitude to the minister for introducing ‘Anthropology’ in DNG College from the coming session, the union also apprised him of the demands regarding immediate transfer and posting of teachers in schools of Galo inhabited areas, starting of Model Degree College at Basar, from the coming academic session and introduction of science stream at Donyi-Polo Government College (DPGC), Kamki placed by the union, informed a press release.
While looking into the memo submitted by the union, the minister appreciated the GSU for placing the demands in the greater interest of the student’s community and while responding to the memorandum, the Minister assured the union to post teachers in schools where there are shortages at the earliest.
He also highlighted the problems faced by his department in form of numerous court cases.
The minister informed that he is visiting the college site at Basar soon to take stock of the progress regarding early materialization of the college and highlighted that his department is ready to make the college functiol from the current session and asked for support and co-operation from every stakeholders regarding the same.
Regarding introduction of Science stream at DPGC, the Minister acknowledged that there are limited number of seats in science stream in DNGC and JNC due to which many students are either forced to join other streams or go out of the state for pursuing the same by incurring heavy expenditure. He assured to do the needful at the earliest regarding the same.
While putting forward his suggestions GSU Spokesperson Kamki, informed that there are numerous unused buildings under Urban Development and Tourism departments at Basar which could be used as temporary campus until structures at the permanent site come up.
The union further assured its full support to the transfer and posting policy initiated by Taloh in ratiolizing the education department and urged him to expedite the same before the start of the coming academic session, the release added.