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Assam: National Institute of Technology (NIT) To Be Constructed In Udalguri

Several major decisions were approved during the meeting which included the likes of allotment of land for the construction of ‘National Institute of Technology’ at Udalguri.

Assam: National Institute of Technology (NIT) To Be Constructed In Udalguri

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 May 2022 8:16 AM GMT

Kokrajhar: The Executive Council meeting of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) took place in the conference room of Bodoland Territorial Council Legislative Assembly on May 19.

Several issues and future courses of action to uplift and develop the districts of BTC were discussed in the meeting.

Pramod Boro, the chief executive member of the Bodoland Territorial Region, chaired the meeting where all executive members, secretaries and other officers of the BTC government participated.

Several major decisions were approved during the meeting which included the likes of allotment of land for construction of 'National Institute of Technology' at Udalguri as per the BTR accord.

Apart from this, the construction of open culture stage in the name and style of 'Jwhwlao Nileswar Brahma Jousrang' at the village level in memory of Bodo legendary artist Jwhwlao Nileswar Brahma was also approved.

Moreover, the proposal to create a new revenue circle at Salbari division of Baksa district in BTR under the Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department (LR&DM) was also sanctioned.

Last but not the least, the construction of a new Circuit House at Patharghat in Kokrajhar was also permitted.

Earlier last year, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that 26 private colleges in Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) will be brought under government control in the first phase of provincialization.

Sarma held a meeting with a delegation of the All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) and Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) regarding the development of the educational sector in the BTR as per the Bodo Accord.

A statement from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said that the Higher Education Department will check the status of the colleges, infrastructure, qualification of existing faculty, need for fresh recruitment and take appropriate action in this regard.

"Decision was also taken in the meeting for creating adequate Bodo language teacher posts in schools in Bodo areas as per NEP 2020. Single cadre post creation will be done in all government and provincialised colleges," the CMO statement added.

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