ITANAGAR, June 21 - Captain Edwin Jothirajan, principal of Sainik School, Goalpara (Assam), called on Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (retd) recently. Capt Jothirajan has been deputed by the Sainik School Society of the Ministry of Defence to conduct the Sainik School entrance examination to select the first batch of 60 students in Sainik School, Pasighat, and commence the course on August 27.
The Governor, who had visited the school site at Niglok near Pasighat in East Siang district last month, directed the Deputy Commissioner of Pasighat to render all assistance to Captain Jorthirajan to start the school on date.
The proposal for establishment of the Pasighat Sainik School, along with two others, one each in Tawang and Tirap-Changlang-Longding (TCL) region, has received an in-principle approval from Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her visit to Itanagar in November last year. The Governor also requested Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein to enable the transfer of land.