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July 27, 2009

Regional Institute of Science and Technology inaugurated

GUWAHATI, July 27: Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang inaugurated the Regional Institute Of Science and Technology in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya today. Located in a picturesque hill at Killing road in Baridua, the institute is expected to upgrade science and technology education in the entire Northeastern region. Addressing the ocassion, Lapang said that the institute will meet the need of science and technology education of Meghalaya, Asom and the entire North Eastern region. Besides, it will also lead to the development of Ri-Bhoi district, particularly Baridua which is a socially and economically backward area. Lapang added that his Government would extend all kind of support to the institute and the district.

Others present in the occasion were Meghalaya Science and Technology Minister AT Mondol, Ri-Bhoi district Deputy Commissioner L Diengdoh, chairman of The Assam Tribune TG Baruah and founder chairman of Education Research and Development Foundation (ERDF) Mahbubul Hoque among others. SOURCE: THE SENTINEL

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