IMPHAL May 30: The inmates of nurses’ hostel of School of GNM, Manipur, today gathered in front of their hostel located at Lamphel in protest against various requirements of the hostel that were not complied by the concerned authority of the institute even after repeated appeals.
Reacting strongly to the indifference of the authorities, the student said poor infrastructure and ill maintenance of the hostel is adversely affecting their academic atmosphere since the past one year. There are 85 inmates at present in the hostel studying at GNM.
The students made an appealed to the concerned authority to take up the required actions with immediate actions that were assured on many occasion in the past, however the concerned authority has failed to look into their grievances till date and as such the students has today demanded that the said person involved with the maintenance of the hostel should not be allowed to administer the hostel any longer.
Further declaring their concern over their careers, the students expressed that their course was supposed to complete in three and a half years, however, owing to the late commencement of the academic session last year, they, now, have to compensate by another one and a half years. The agitating students have expressed to the concerned authority that “action speaks louder than words” and that it is high thime that the authorities start looking into their just demands and fulfill them.
On the other side, AMSU and DESAM also called a press conference at the head office of AMSU in connection with the demands of the students of the school of GNM’s hostel.
Addressing media persons, the two student bodies said that the institute is reeling under acute infrastructural shortages on many front. They informed that they have met the Medical Superintendent and Director of the institute who has informed the student bodies that they were helpless to take any initiatives without prior directives from higher authorities.
However, the Medical Director assured the two student bodies that an electric generator will be provided soon and water will supplied from tomorrow itself in the school.
AMSU and DESAM further appealed the concerned authorities to take up the necessary steps to meet the requirements of the institute immediately to suffice the inconveniences of the students at the earliest.