The Assembly on Tuesday introduced the Captain Williamson Sangma Technical University (Amendment) Bill, 2023 for the setting up of a state university.


“The Captain Williamson Sangma State University (Amendment) Act, 2023 proposes to amend the Captain Williamson Sangma Technical University Act No 17 of 2011…dated 17th October 2011,” Minister in-charge Education Rakkam A Sangma said in a statement tabled in the Assembly.


He said that the objective of this Act is to have State University catering to both higher and technical education offering higher education in the fields of humanities, general sciences, engineering, physical sciences, life sciences, commerce, performing arts, professional courses, technology and related areas.


It will also provide scope for research, advancement and dissemination of knowledge therein, he added.

By Editor