Madikeri, Karnataka, Sep 16 : Karnataka government has decided to pay school and college examination fees of students in Kodagu district who were unable to pay it in-time after the flood and landslide havoc reported for the last two months during monsoon.
This was announced by Ms Manjula commissioner of collegiate education and she said as soon as the list of the such students prepared and received by the department will take necessary steps this regard.
According to press release issued by the deputy commissioner office said this was decided in a meeting of education department officers. The students who faced problems will be helped by the government with regards to the fee payment also with the hostel facility besides Construction work of the two first grade colleges in the city will be completed soon.
She applauded the efforts of the principal, the staff, the NSS volunteers and the professors who stood by the students during to the floods. She suggested, "None of the students should face any problems.
Deputy Commissioner P A Sreevidya also appreciated the efforts of all the colleges and its staff.
She brought to the notice of Manjula the land identified for the construction of the first-grade colleges after many such colleges had collapsed under landslip incidents. She insisted on providing basic facilities with the Department of Collegiate Education too.
Principal of the Field Marshall Kariappa College Paravarthy Appaiah, Principal of the First Grade Government Women's College Jennifer Lolita and others were present in the meet.
Prior to the meet, Commissioner of Collegiate Education, Manjula visited and inspected the First Grade Government College which is within the premises of the First Grade Government Women's College and Junior College. (UNI)