Dr. Pooja Pandey (IAS), DC, Ri-Bhoi
inaugurated Girls’ Hostel at USTM
December 7, 9th Mile, Ri-Bhoi
: Deputy Commissioner of Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya, Dr. Pooja Pandey (IAS)
had inaugurated a Girls’ Hostel of University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya
(USTM) situated at Kling road, 9th Mile. The hostel is named after late Pascal
Suchiang, a renowned social worker of the greater Kling area who had contributed
a lot for the development of the University. The inauguration ceremony was
attended by Mrs. Shieamon Kharjarin, wife of late Pascal Suchiang, Mr. M. Hoque,
Chancellor of USTM, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis, Vice Chancellor and other high
officials of the University. At present the hostel is being constructed as a
Assam Type building which will be later converted to RCC type. The girl student
boarders of the hostel are provided with all the state of the art modern
facilities & amenities.
After the inaugural ceremony, Dr.
Pooja Pandey (IAS) had interacted with the students of the University &
motivated them for different competitive examinations. She had promised the
students that she will visit them from time to time for more such interactions.
Dr. Pandey was very happy & enthralled to see the rapid growth of the new
University in the region under her jurisdiction. She had also taken note on the
depleted condition of the Kling Road & assured for its betterment.