SHILLONG: The University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya in association with ERD Foundation, Guwahati has felicitated all the 40 rank holder students of SSLC 2018 under MBOSE here today.
The awards were handed over by the Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma. The successful students were honoured with laptops, mementos and other attractive rewards, a press release stated .
Delivering the awards to the toppers, Chief Minister Sangma said, “Involvement of university in research in the highest level for the country is very important.”
Thanking Chancellor Mahbubul Hoque and the entire USTM team for its gesture of honouring the rank holders, he said that institutions like USTM have a big role to play in research in climate change and GST which will further contribute to policy making.
“In Meghalaya, we are ready to complete the formulation of our education policy for the first time in the State”, he added. Earlier, welcoming the gathering, Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor of USTM said that USTM is committed to the development of science and technology education and research in the region and announced that USTM is offering free education to all the toppers of MBOSE after they pass higher secondary, the release added .