TURA | Nov 10:
The governing body of the Phukan Memorial College in Dalu in West Garo Hills (WGH) met Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma and submitted a memorandum on Friday seeking the upgradation of the college into the government deficit system.
The delegation of the members of the governing body was led by local MLA, Brennig A Sangma. The team include — principal, Dimseng K Marak, college secretary, GA Sangma among others.
The meeting was held in the backdrop of the CM’s return from a 4-day visit to Bangladesh.
PMC has been one of the premier institutes of the Dalu region and caters to a huge number of locals from and around the Dalu area. The college has been seeking an upgradation for quite some time now to be able to better cater to the students who, for financial reasons or otherwise, are unable to go to places like Tura for further studies.
“We submitted another memorandum for sanction of funds for extension of class rooms and renovation of old building so that the administration of the college can provide frequent classes to the students. We are rendering in valuable services in matter of higher education to the people of Dalu region and with the upgradation, we hope to continue doing so,” said principal, Dimseng Marak.
PMC is the only college that stands between Tura, Ampati & Mahendraganj in SWGH and Baghmara in WGH, which in itself underlines the scope of the value the college presents.
“There are a large number of student with poor economic background that come to this College for higher education. We hope the government will listen to our needs and help us further our goals for better education,” added the principal.