Foundation of Govt. Degree College laid at Chadoora
Budgam, Mar 2: Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone in presence of Deputy Commissioner, Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today laid foundation stone of Government Degree College at Chadoora in Budgam district.
Sub-Divisional Magistrate Chadoora, Aziz Ahmad and District Information Officer Budgam, Showkat Hussain Ganaie, Tehsildar Chadoora Javed Ahmad and Principal Degree College Budgam were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, the Secretary congratulated the people and said the work on the project will be started immediately so that the long pending demand of locals is addressed soon. He said that it is a moment of great joy, that this Sub-Division has been bestowed with a Govt. Degree College.
He said the Government has decided to set up various colleges which include this college and it will not only facilitate students of the Sub-Division to get the higher education but will also open doors of prosperity for them. He further said that this institution will be a milestone in further strengthening the higher education status besides being a step in inclusion of this area on the map of Higher Education. The Secretary said that the college will be developed with all facilities including outdoor and indoor sports infrastructure.
On the occasion, DC Budgam said that the college will cater to the higher educational needs of the students. She said that hundreds of students of various local villages will get admission for different graduate level courses in the college. She said that the government is determined to ensure educational facilities to the students in their areas.
Meanwhile, locals terming the decision of Government as a big development, hailed the Government for laying the foundation stone of college for the local students. They said it will benefit their wards and help them to go for higher education at ease.