Nagaland

ANCSU begins ‘digital protest’; Demands probe into Rs 3.71 cr fund utilization at KPA

All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) begins 'digital protest'; Demands probe into Rs 3.71 cr fund utilization at Khelhoshe Polytechnic Atoizu (KPA), Zunheboto

Dimapur, October 12 (NEx): The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) begins ‘Indefinite Digital Protest’ against the State government from today, October 12, 2020, after the demand for setting up of an Enquiry Commission to probe the utilisation of funds at Khelhoshe Polytechnic Atoizu (KPA), Zunheboto fell on deaf ears.

‘The ANCSU in its letter to the state Chief Secretary, dated August 31, 2020, has demanded for setting up of an Enquiry Commission within 30 days to probe into the fund utilization of Rs.3,71,60,000 at Khelhoshe Polytechnic Atoizu, Zunheboto under AICTE-NEQIP.

ANCSU Vice President, Inato Y Chisho and Education Secretary, Keneitsituo Kense stated that till date, the state government has remained passive and has turned a blind eye and deaf ear to the genuine demand of the ANCSU. Therefore, as part of the union’s First Phase of agitation, the ANCSU launched “INDEFINITE DIGITAL PROTEST” against the state government.

To mark its discontentment, ANCSU along with its 39 units and well wishers are sending indefinite e-mails to the email account of the government functionaries, online poster campaign in various social media platforms are also shared by tagging the Chief Minister, Higher & Technical Education Minister, Chief Secretary, and other govt functionaries etc.

E – mail format issued by ANCSU to send across to the officials;

“Dear sir/Madam,

Much to the surprise and anguish of the students fraternity, the state government has turned a blind eye and deaf ear to the genuine demand of the All Nagaland College Students Union (ANCSU)in setting up of an ENQUIRY COMMISSION to probe into the fund utilization of Rs. 3,71,60000/- at Khelhoshe Polytechnic Atoizu, Zunheboto under AICTE-NEQIP and similar implementation at other institutes.

We protest and express our discontentment to the lackadaisical response of the state government through this digital protest, and further convey that, we shall intensify the protest until the demand of the ANCSU is fulfilled.

We solicit your solidarity as your designed self composes integral voice in the decision making by the state government.”

“Say no to corruption and Yes to transparency” – unquote.

Digital posters put up by the College Students’ bodies during the protest;