Arunachal students continue agitation

3 Mar 2018

Amid agitation by students, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has assured to issue appointment order of North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) permanent director, Arunachal Pradesh Education Minister Honchung Ngandam said. Ngandam said Javadekar informed him over telephone last evening. The president of the agitating students of the NERIST Banta Natung said their stir would continue till they were given proof of the appointment order. The students have launched an agitation from February 27 at the NERIST entrance gate with eight on hunger strike since March one. Natung said the agitation has been launched as the Institute s academic standard was hit after departure of last director Deepankar Pal in October 2014. (PTI)