*Representational image courtesy cm.jharkhand.gov.in

A review meeting was held in Raj Bhavan today under the chairmanship of Governor cum Chancellor of state universities Draupadi Murmu, on the development of Tribal and Regional Languages Department, Ranchi University. In the meeting, Additional Chief Secretary, Planning and Finance Sukhdev Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Personnel K.K. Khandelwal, Secretary, Higher Education and Technical Education Ajay Kumar Singh, Secretary, Welfare Himani Pandey, Principal Secretary to Governor Dr Nitin Kulkarni, Pro. VC, Ranchi University Dr Kamini Kumar and others were present.

Honorable Governor discussed the appropriate circumstances for opening separate departments for tribal languages such as Mundari, Kurukh, Santali, Ho. On this occasion, it was said that the proposal for opening of department, university will send the proposal to the government in which the enrollment of various students in the last five years, the number of students appeared in the examination and the number of students passed will be checked. Sidho-Kanho University for Santhali and Kolhan University for Ho has been marked. In Ranchi University, 5 tribal languages and 4 regional languages are taught. Honorable Governor has instructed to start degree course for arts and culture and fine arts jointly. 

The Governor instructed to improve the situation of the hostels operated by the welfare department and said that take application of students desires to stay at the hostel at the time of admission and take immediate action to remove unauthorized occupation in the hostel. In the meeting, the Welfare Secretary informed to the Governor that the tender has been invited for the repair of Bhagirathi hostel.

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