Autonomy status granted to Maram Don Bosco College

Declaring the autonomy status, Education Minister S Rajen Singh said that Don Bosco College, Maram, is the only college in the state scoring 3.5 credit points under National Assessment and Accreditation Council, NAAC.


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Conferred autonomy status by University Grant Commission (UGC), Don Bosco College, Maram has become an autonomous institution in the state.

Declaring the autonomy status, Education Minister S Rajen Singh said that Don Bosco College, Maram, is the only college in the state scoring 3.5 credit points under National Assessment and Accreditation Council, NAAC.  

Pointing out that the credit score of 3.5 needs to be maintained in order to retain the present status and also be eligible for receiving UGC grants, he also expressed his appreciation for the sincere service of the college staff.

Rajen also maintained that National Education Policy, NEP, 2020 has been introduced to improve the education sector of the country. State level task force has also been constituted for successful implementation of the policy in the state. 

A grand seminar has also been organised at City Convention Centre in which CM, ministers, MLAs, academicians, scholars, professors and others participated. District level awareness programmes on NEP will also be organised, he added.

The minister and his team were warmly received at the college with a guard of honour by a group of students of Don Bosco College. He also handed over awards to best performers of the college.

Speaking at the occasion director, Education (U) Rangitabali Waikhom stated that knowledge is very important, and without it one cannot grow. 

Experiencing and exchanging ideas is also a part of increasing knowledge and wisdom. Faculties and students’ exchange programme will also help to improve knowledge and skills for both, she added.

First Published:March 28, 2021, 1:36 a.m.

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