Kamalanagar August 31: The Executive Committee, Chakma Autonomous District Council held a meeting in the office Chamber of Chief Executive Member where the Hon’ble local MLA Sri N P Chakma was also present as a special invitee, to take stock of the situation following the disaster of the fire accident where the only College within CADC area and a private school, Vijoy Giri Acdemy, were burnt to ashes. Sri N P Chakma arrived the night after the incident took place.
The meeting expressed its sympathy over the tragic fire incident towards the management authorities and student fraternity and conveyed its solidarity towards the process of rebuilding. The Executive Committee pledged to sanction Rs.50,000.00 to each of the institutions. While Sri Nirupam Chakma informed the meeting that Pu. C L Ruala, Hon’ble Member of Parliament assured help in the rebuilding process, on the request made by Sri K K Tongchagya, CEM, CADC who is presently camping at Delhi, by pledging Rs.12.00 lakhs to the College and Rs.3.00 lakhs to Vijoygiri Academy. Sri N P Chakma also pledged Rs.50,000.00 to each of the institutions as furniture grant under MLA LAD fund.
The meeting also proposed to allocate for fund provision under MSDP towards reconstruction of the Vijoygiri Academy.
The CEM, CADC on a tour to Delhi, informed via telephone that while calling on Shri Paban Singh Ghatowar, Hon’ble Union Minister, DONER has assured of releasing the 1st Installment against the construction of Kamalanagar College under DONER Ministry within 15th of next month.
To see that the students don’t suffer their classes, the CADC authorities have decided to provide one school to each of the institutions as a temporary arrangement to run their classes. This should allay fears of the guardians about their wards academic prospect for this year.
The accident has destroyed properties worth Rs.3.5 Crores belonging to the college while Vijoygiri Academy lost properties worth Rs.1.0 Crore.