Calling Attention: Education Minister Th. Basantakumar Singh said that
Imphal: Steps have been taken up to ensure Dhanamanjuri (DM) University to be a full-fledged university, education minister Th. Basantakumar said in the Manipur Assembly on Thursday.
The minister said this replying to a calling attention motion moved by MLAs Kh. Joykisan and Surjakumar Okram.
The minister said with the establishment of the University on April 6, 2018, a regular vice-chancellor has been appointed and recruitment of other administrative posts are also in the process.
“Above the existing 600 teaching and non-teaching posts of the university, more posts are required and recruitment processes have also been started. New infrastructures have been developed and most of the works have been completed,” he said.
Regarding the recent agitation by the teachers, the minister said, talks has been initiated with the teachers and assured them to fulfill their demands. Classes have been resumed and examinations are on, he added.
Earlier moving the motion, Kh. Joykisan Singh drew the attention of the House over the class boycott by the teachers of the university and urged the minister to look into the issue seriously as it relates directly to the academic career of the students. Surjakumar Okram also drew the attention of the House in this regard.