Arunachal gets its first Govt. Engineering College; CM Tuki lays foundation stone

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Itanagar, April 17: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Thursday laid the foundation stone of first Govt. Engineering College at Toru under Papum Pare district.

The Chief Minister Nabam Tuki while addressing the gathering said that it is the fruit of constant persuasions from the state Govt to set up an engineering college of its own in the state as due to non existence of higher technical college every year thousands of students moves out to other states for seeking higher technical education and many could not pursue due to financial constraints.

But with the coming up of Govt Engineering college wish of many students will be fulfilled to study in their own state, he added.

Emphasizing on maintaining design and concepts as per the geographical needs of the area Tuki said that it should be a model college and it should be an epitome of centre of excellence learning for technical education, news agency The Aruanchal Times reported.

Lauding the people of Toru circle and land donors for their support and co-operation, he appealed them to always co-operate the executing authority for successful execution of works so that all works can be completed in stipulated time, while saying so he also asked the executing agency to strictly adhere to quality of work and design.

He informed that college is set up under the Govt of India project called RUSA –Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksa Abhiyaan to promote higher technical education in remote areas.

Education Minister Tapang Taloh congratulated the people and expressed his immense happiness over coming up of first Govt Engineering College at Toru and said it was a dream come true project to facilitates the higher technical education in our own state.

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