Arunachal: RGU gets Rs 12 crore for hostels

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Itanagar Dec 14: The Union Tribal Affairs ministry has alloted Rs 2.9 crore for construction of 100-seater separate hostels for boys and girls in Rajiv Gandhi University, the lone varsity of the state.

Official sources said here today that the DoNER ministry had also sanctioned Rs ten crore for construction of an auditorium with 1000 seating capacity in the university campus. The auditorium would be known as Rajiv Gandhi Arunachal Convention Centre, sources added.

A proposal for a 150-capacity conference hall to be equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia facilities was submitted and DoNER Minister Mani Shanker Aiyar had consented to look into it, sources said adding that Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu had also pursued the proposal.

RGU vice-chancellor K C Belliappa had redrafted the 11th plan proposals submitted to the UGC by his predecessor for introduction of seven new departments besides plea for a Centre for Women Studies, sources added.


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