IMPHAL, June 13: The Dhanamanjuri Community College was inaugurated today by State Education minister Moirangthem Okendro at the DM College of Science, Imphal.
The college which is the second in the State, with the first being inaugurated at Churachandpur on Thursday has been approved and funded by the University Grant Commission, UGC and the Ministry of Human Rights Development.
P Vaiphei, commissioner, Hr and Technology Education and SCERT government of Manipur presided over the function.
Speaking at the function Moirangthem Okendro said setting up of such colleges in the State is the need of the hour as it will not only help in provide education but also in employment of the unemployment educated youths.
He further said the main priority of such community colleges is to give the students opportunity to study in the State and learn more about one another which will eventually bring unity and integrity among the people and get the best quality education.
He also appealed to the people of Manipur to cooperate and to the teachers to produce the quality education.
P Vaiphei said that in such a state like Manipur where there is no industry, with limited natural resources, setting up such projects mainly in higher education sector will help in solving the big problem of unemployment in Manipur. He further said that the biggest challenge for the department is to improve the student giving quality education.
He said the State is also planning to open a State Engineering Institute soon.