Start Tribal varsity classes this academic year: Srihari

Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari today said Tribal University at Mulugu and Veterinary college in Mamunur should start functioning this academic year. He directed the officials to take up related works at the earliest to ensure that the classes begin from 2018 academic year.

He said the officials from the Centre will visit the land allotted for proposed sites of Tribal varsity and veterinary college in Mulugu and Mamunuru respectively. Keeping this in view, the officials should make all arrangements, he said during a review meeting with the officials at Secretariat here. Srihari asked the officials to speed up the works of the Tribal varsity and Veterinary College in the State and start the classes this academic year.

Srihari said he raked up the issue of tribal varisty during a meeting with Union Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Jagdevkar in Delhi on Tuesday. “I informed the Union minister about the land allotted for the varsity”.

Tribal Welfare secretary Mahesh Datt Ekka informed in the meeting that they have allotted 169 acres of land in Mulugu for the tribal varsity and 213 acres was ready and will be given after a survey. Srihari directed the officials to send a letter to the Centre on the readiness of the land after taking necessary steps. “We will make a site visit to the tribal varsity land in Mulugu”, he said and asked that an official be appointed to inspect the related works on regular basis. He said an official visit will be made to Jabalpur Tribal Varsity at the invitation of the Vice Chancellor during Delhi meeting. (NSS)