SHILLONG, Aug 9 - Congress MP from Shillong Vincent Pala has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to create two additional departments at North Eastern Hills University (NEHU) to complete the formation of School of Planning and Architecture (SPA).
According to Pala, NEHU has sought creation of Transport Planning, and Town and Country Planning departments.
He said once these departments are created, the Central university�s Architecture department would constitute a School of Planning and Architecture.
�The two departments may kindly be started in the university immediately by providing the necessary infrastructure, manpower, syllabi, etc., with the approval from the All India Council for Technical Education and recognition by the Institute of Town Planners India,� Pala wrote.
He said the setting up SPA in the State capital on the lines of SPA in New Delhi �is the need of the hour� for the people of the Northeastern region.