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Nagaland: Students Union call off indefinite digital protest after state govt formed three member Comittee to probe fund utilization

The All Nagaland College Students Union(ANCSU) on Saturday called off the indefinite digital protest after a three member enquiry Comittee was formed by the state government to probe the fund utilization at Khelhoshe Polytechnic Atoizu(KPA) in Zunheboto district of Nagaland.

An enquiry Comittee headed by Commissioner and Secretary of water resource department Kenilo Apon, IAS as chairman, and Peter Lichamo, Deputy Commissioner Zunheboto and Lhoubeizotuo, Audit Officer of treasuries and accounts as members had been formed on Saturday.

The comittee will probe fund utilization of about Rs 3.71 crore for KPA under the AICTE-NEQIP scheme and within three months they will have to submit the report.

The student body had launched the digital protest on October 12. In three days, the students clogged the inboxes of top government officials with over a million message in protest.

The Scheme was funded by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi for strengthening of institutions in terms of infrastructure, faculty competence and quality of teaching, research and consultancy, improved learning outcomes and employability of the students.

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