A new block of the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) was inaugurated by the chairman of the University Grants Committee, DP Singh, today.
Singh also unveiled a newly-installed statue of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India.
As part of his trip, Singh also delivered a lecture at the university and participated in an interactive session with students and staff.
On the same occasion, DP Agarwal, the former chairman of the Union Public Service Commissioner and professor emeritus of USTM, was also present and enlightened the audience with a talk.
Welcoming the delegates and participants to the gathering, USTM Chancellor, Mahbubul Hoque, said, “We aspire to become a world-class university and appeal to all stakeholders to join us in our endeavour to transform this university into a world-class institution and participate in the nation-building process.”
He also expressed happiness that USTM was granted an A grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and thanked the Meghalaya government for its support.