Scholarship Delay: ENCSU seeks patience

Dimapur, November 26 (MExN):  The Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) has appealed the student community to have patience as the scholarship issue is under the investigation of “very abled and efficient” leadership.

 

The Nagaland Government, on November 17, set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for investigation into misuse of funds in the State under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs with Renchamo Kikon, IGP (Int), PHQ as the chairman. The order said the SIT chairman co-opt a member from Higher Education Department.

 

The Union also urged the SIT to expedite the investigation process so that the report is submitted on time to the Government for further action and assured its “fullest cooperation to SIT during the course of investigation.”

 

The ENCSU, in a press note issued by its Media Cell, however said that the endorsement not be “misjudged” and added that it was only extending the “fullest cooperation so that our fight for justice and rightful share is achieved.”

 

As  a student’s custodian, the Union is fully committed to safeguard the students’ interest and will keep fighting until justice is delivered as demanded, it said, further assuring that “no stones will be left unturned.”

 

Dismissing “spurious, suspicious and misinformation circulating against the Union,” the ENCSU reiterated and asserted that it will not compromise its fight under any circumstances.

 

The Union also reminded the state Government and the Department that the scholarship should be released in full amount on or before  November 30 “without any condone” as demanded earlier.

 

“Failure to fulfill the ENCSU’s genuine demand will compel the Union to resort to our own course of action,” it said.

 

The Union also requested all the Naga Students irrespective of jurisdiction and affiliation to stay mentally and physically prepared to face any kind of situation.