Guwahati, June 15 (NKTV): Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma today called on Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi at Raj Bhavan and apprised the latter of several activities that the government is undertaking for the welfare of the people of the state.
During the meeting, among other issues, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma and Governor Prof. Mukhi discussed on issues pertaining to qualitative improvement of higher education. They talked on the improving the functioning of the universities and colleges of the state and the modalities to transform them into centres of excellence.
The Chief Minister during the discussion has declared that a Joint Secretary, Education Incharge of higher education cum Joint Secretary to the Governor of Assam shall be appointed for improving the functioning of higher educational institutions. The Joint secretary shall have his office both in Janata Bhavan and in Raj Bhavan, Assam. This move has been taken to give a perfect coordination between the universities, colleges and Education department.