Imphal: Don Bosco College, Maram has become an autonomous institution in the state as conferred by University Grant Commission.
Declaring the autonomy status education minister S. Rajen Singh said Don Bosco College, Maram, is the only college in the state scoring 3.5 credit point under National Assessment and Accreditation Council, NAAC.
He said the credit score of 3.5 need to be maintained in order to retain the present status and also to be eligible to receive the grants from UGC.
He appreciated the sincere service of the college staff.
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 he said.
A grand seminar has also been organised at City Convention Centre in which chief minister, ministers, MLAs, academicians, scholars, professors and others participated. District level awareness programmes on NEP, will also be organised, he added.
Minister Rajen and team was warmly received at the college by a contingent of students of Don Bosco College with a guard of honour.
Rajen handed over awards to best performers of the college.