Nagaland: N. Thomas Lotha Says, Nagaland is Most Neglected State

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  • The parliamentary secretary was attending the 9th meeting of the State Council for Technical Education (SCTE) Nagaland
  • He said, “Nagaland as one of the most neglected states where there is not even a single Engineering College”
N. Thomas Lotha, the Parliamentary Secretary for Technical Education & chairman SCTE, lamented the poor facilities and infrastructures in Nagaland and termed “Nagaland as one of the most neglected states where there is not even a single Engineering College”.
As per the press release by the directorate of technical education Nagaland,  the parliamentary secretary was attending the 9th meeting of the State Council for Technical Education (SCTE) Nagaland which was held on Tuesday at the conference hall of Directorate of Technical Education. In the meeting, the parliamentary secretary spoke about the problems in the education sector that prevail in the state.
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Thomas also put his thought that the people should be open to work in any organisation that brings educational institutes into Nagaland and shouldn’t account for their religious inclination. The secretary further informed the members that very soon, the Department of Technical Education is working towards bringing a Technical University which would have five colleges under it. He further added that an LED manufacturing unit would also be set up at Government Polytechnic Kohima in a very near future. The broad objectives of the council were also highlighted by Lotha. He stated that it had been constituted to formulate policies for technical education in the state.
The meeting started with the 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.
(News and Image Source: Nagaland Post)
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