Tripura Govt Seeks Rs 8000 Cr from Centre to Develop Tribal Areas

Tripura Govt Seeks Rs 8000 Cr from Centre to Develop Tribal Areas

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Agartala, January 17, 2020:

Tripura government has sought Rs 8000 crore from the Centre to develop the Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC).

It has sent a proposal of Rs 8000 crore to the Centre for the development,which has been primarily granted, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath told the Assembly house today.

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Responding to a question raised by IPFT MLA Brishaketu Devbarma, Nath said that the government had already opened tenders for the seven degree colleges, which would be set up across the state in PPP (Public Private Partnership) model.

“A number of the seven colleges will be set up in the ADC areas. In addition, a medical college will be set up here in the Khwamulwng the ADC headquarters of the state. Two among the total eighteen Ekalavya model residential schools have been sanctioned. Four others are also in the list to get sanctioned soon. A Jawahar Navodaya Vidyala will be also opened at Shimna” Nath informed.

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Notably, MLAs Sushanta Chowdhury and Ratan Chakraborty submitted a question regarding setting up of the new college in Tolakona area under Jirania sub-division. Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath, in his reply, told the house that from the next academic year, the college would be started at the old school complex of Mohanpur Ranigaon School and an amount of Rs 32 lakh had been sanctioned for the renovation of the old complex.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jan 18, 2020