MANGALDAI: All sections of the society in Darrang district are eagerly waiting for Monday to witness the foundation laying of the proposed Skill University-the only and one of its kind in the country at Mangaldai. The government has already sanctioned an amount of Rs. 960 crore for the proposed Skill University. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, as per his commitment, had chosen Mangaldai as the site of the proposed Skill University.
The Revenue branch of Darrang district administration, meanwhile, has made an allotment of a plot of 100 bighas of land adjacent to Mangaldai College. "It is a proud moment for the people of Darrang district to have a different and exceptional university for the first time in the country, that too of international standard, which will accommodate about 10,000 students not only from other parts of the country but also from foreign countries. We have already allotted a plot of land measuring 100 bighas in the name of the proposed Skill University and within a short time a plot of land measuring 150 bighas will also be allotted," said Deputy Commissioner of Darrang, Dilip Kumar Borah while talking to The Sentinel on Saturday evening. "The district administration has also completed all arrangements for the foundation laying function on Monday to be graced by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal," he added while appealing to the people of the district to take part in the foundation-laying function.