Future of hundreds of students of Dima Hasao district has become uncertain as they were denied the admission in the Haflong Government College for the lack of accommodation in the College. The Haflong Government College, the only higher educational institution of the district of Dima Hasao has been facing lots of problems including infrastructure and lack of teaching staffs since one decade.
The Haflong Government College, one among the three government colleges of the state but it has failed to draw the attention of the authority concerned despite repeated approaches for the reasons best known to the authority. The college is lagging far behind than that of other government colleges of the state.
This time more than five hundred admission forms were submitted in each class against the seat capacity of 300 for both morning and afternoon shifts following which the college administration was in a fix. The college is having only 39 teaching staffs out of 69 posts for a long time.
Earlier, also this problem of seats in the college was informed authority concerned but till date nothing was done in this regard. This way, the problems seats has become recurring.
Meanwhile representatives of Dimasa Students’ Union met the principal of the college to take the stock of the situation and requested to find out the solution amicably. They also inspect the ongoing works of the college along with the Principal. Talking to this correspondent Thalendra Dibragede, President, DSU said they have been approaching the authority concerned time and again but nothing materialized so far. There fore they have decided to stage sit-in-demonstration of Monday next demanding immediate fulfillment of the vacant post of teachers and adequate infrastructures of the college.
It is to be mentioned here that most of the students of the district are from poor families who cannot afford the expenditure of the study out side the district are the worst sufferer as they were denied admission due to lack of room or other pleas.