Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has requested the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to switch over the funding pattern of Model Degree Colleges to 90:10 ratio as per the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) programme.
Calling on Union HRD Minister Prakash Javedekar in New Delhi on Monday, the Chief Minister requested for change in funding pattern as mandated under RUSA for the ongoing works of the six degree colleges in the State.
The Union Minister directed for putting up a Cabinet note immediately to change the funding pattern for Model Degree Colleges.
He assured Khandu that it will be taken up as mandated under RUSA guidelines, similar to other programmes. The HRD Minister further agreed for establishment of Model Degree Colleges under RUSA as proposed by the State Government in Educationally Backward Blocks (EBB).
Hueiyen Lanpao Manipur Daily 14/10/2016 : http://hueiyenlanpao.com/