ANCSU rejects govt decision on eligibility category of Nagaland state reserved quota

DIMAPUR, MARCH 30 (MExN): The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has stated that it does not accept the March 16, 2016 notification issued by the Nagaland Government on the eligibility category with reference to the new guidelines on State reserved quota.


In a written reply to the Chief Minister, ANCSU president Zhoku Thuluo and general secretary Benjong Longchar pointed out that despite emphasizing on the authentication of the true identity of candidates before allocating seats in the technical, medical and other allied courses, there have been “instances where the concerned department had selected many candidates of doubtful identity by producing false and manipulated documents for availing seats reserved for state reserved quota.”


At the same time, the students’ body also acknowledged the decisions taken by the government which include the constitution of a committee to examine the matter of amalgamation of the technical education department with Higher Education, show cause notice served to the erring officers of technical education department, and issuance of notification with new guidelines for selection against state reserved seats.


In this connection, the office of the ANCSU resolved that it will extend its support to the government for amalgamation process and closely monitor the process of taking disciplinary action against the erring officials till logical end.