GUWAHATI, Aug 6 - A delegation of the Assam Chamber of Commerce today met Governor PB Acharya and submitted a memorandum regarding unauthorised study centres of different universities operating in Assam.
The delegation led by Rupam Goswami, State chairman of the ACC, expressed their concern over the impact of such centres on the lives of the students as well as the education system of Assam. A list of such institutes running the study centres of different universities was also given to the Governor.
�The meeting with the Governor of Assam was very fruitful as he has assured us to look into the matter seriously. The Governor also suggested that he would call a meeting of the vice chancellors of different universities of Assam, where the Assam Chamber of Commerce would also take part,� said Goswami.
The delegation also discussed about the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojna (PMKVY) launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was discussed in the backdrop of the present unemployment scenario in Assam. The role of trade bodies like the Assam Chamber of Commerce in proper implementation of the skill development scheme was also discussed in the meeting. Several members of the ACC, including Alakesh Rai Medhi, Ananta Goswami, Arup Kumar Deka and Arun Jyoti Das, were part of the delegation.