Nongpoh, Aug 6: The Governing Body of Ri Bhoi College under the leadership of its President Dr. D.D Lapang, has announced that it coming up with a branch at Umden village under Raid Nongtluh which will be known as the Northern Ri Bhoi College.
The academic session of this new branch of Ri Bhoi College will start from September 2021.
This was informed today, after the brief conversation between the Governing Body of Ri Bhoi College along with the Sub Body of the college during a meeting headed by Dr. Lapang, in the presence of Mayral Born Syiem, MLA of Nongpoh and the Secretary of the Body W.K Blah.
Others who were present included, the Principal of Ri Bhoi College, SSR Bamon, Bah R.R Kynsai Makdoh, Adviser of the Sub governing body among others.
Dr. Lapang informed that the Ri Bhoi College which was started during the year 1984, has been a boon to the interests of local students in terms of education. “A few year ago, the college has extended its branch to Bhoirymbong which was known as Eastern Ri Bhoi College to meet the need of the local youth,” Dr. Lapang pointed out
He also informed that the Governing body of Ri Bhoi College has taken the decision to start the academic session in Northern Ri Bhoi College from September 2021 for the benefit of the local youth of Umden area, especially those from weaker economic backgrounds who will now be given a chance to pursue higher education. Classes in the arts stream will be started temporarily in Nongtluh Higher Secondary School Umden, he said.