Himachal’s Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday said that RKMV had set high standards of quality education and it had distinction of being the only college for girls in the state.
“The college is fast developing as a centre of excellence catering quality education and government will provide assistance to create more infrastructure and related facilities in the college,” Singh said while presiding over the Founder’s Day function organized by the Alumni Association of Rajkiya Kanya Mahavidyalaya (RKMV) here today.
Singh said that he had already announced to construct a new multi-storied block of RKMV by demolishing the older one and the work on new block would start soon. He also directed the Public Works Department to complete the construction work in a year’s time.
Virbhadra Singh said that the state government is endeavoured to create best educational infrastructure in rural and far-flung areas of the state so that the students in such backward areas may be provided quality education at par with the students of urban areas.
He said that emphasis had been laid on developing proper infrastructure and providing other facilities besides deployment of requisite staff in all the educational institutions of the state.
Virbhadra Singh said that it was his government’s priority to provide best educational facilities to all students, besides providing best working conditions so that they could get best education based on moral values.
He said that the process of promotions of teachers had been started by the education department and those promoted would be deployed in the interior areas to ensure that there was no shortage of teaching staff. He added that there would be no relaxation for not joining duties in interior areas, however, in rare cases where some strong humanitarian ground was involved second thought can be given.
He announced a grant of Rs 3 Lakh to the Alumni Association of RKMV.
He also released the Souvenir brought out by the Association to commemorate the Founder’s Day Function.
Chief Minister was also presented a cheque of Rs 31,000 towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund by the PTA Association of the college. He also honoured the members of the Association with souvenir on the occasion.
Meera Ahluwalia, Principal, RKMV honoured and welcomed the Chief Minister and she expressed her gratitude to the Chief Minister for providing liberal financial assistance for creation of infrastructure and other facilities in the college from time to time.