Nagaland, the most shirk state: N. Thomas Lotha


KOHIMA, December 7, 2017: N. Thomas Lotha, Parliamentary Secretary for Technical Education & chairman SCTE, while lamenting the poor facilities and infrastructures in the state, termed "Nagaland as one of the most neglected states where there was not even a single Engineering College".

Directorate of technical education Nagaland, in a press release informed that the parliamentary secretary on Tuesday was addressing the 9th meeting of the State Council for Technical Education (SCTE) Nagaland was held at the conference hall of Directorate of Technical Education.

Thomas opined that the people should be open to any organisation, irrespective of religious inclination, that brings educational institutes into Nagaland. Adding to it, He also told the members that the department of Technical Education would be bringing a Technical University very soon with five colleges under it.He also said that LED manufacturing unit would be setting up at Government Polytechnic Kohima very shortly. Lotha also highlighted the broad objectives of the council and stated that it was constituted to formulate policies for technical education in the state and hence its importance.

The meeting began with welcome address by secretary Higher & Technical Education (H&TE), C. M Tsanglao, vote of thanks was delivered by director Technical Education Nagaland, Er. Arjun Singh. Chairman NBSE, Asano Sekhose, pro- vice chancellor NU Meriema Campus, professor, R.C Gupta, Industries & Commerce, Er. Y. L Thongtsar also attended the meeting.

(TNT with inputs from Nagaland Post)

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