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USTM, the First Private
University of the Region to Fulfill UGC Compliance
USTM, June 22, 2017: The University of Science & Technology,
Meghalaya (USTM) has put forward another step towards the dream
of becoming the World Class University as the University Grants
Commission (UGC) has notified that USTM has fulfilled the UGC
Compliance for 12(B) status. The University is now eligible to
apply for financial grants for research projects from UGC and
organizations funded by Central Government. It is worth
mentioning that USTM is receiving financial grants in recent
past for research and infrastructure development from Central
Government organizations like DST, DBT, ICSSR, MFPI, etc.
The inspection committee report along with the compliance
submitted by USTM was placed before Committee of UGC members for
consideration. The Committee accepted the compliance submitted
in respect of the observation, suggestions given by the UGC’s
inspection Committee and the AICTE Expert Committee. The
recommendations of the Committee along with the Report of the
UGC inspection Committee were placed before the Commission in
its 523rd (Item No.1.02(a)(vi) held on June 7, 2017 and the
Commission approved the recommendations of the Committee. This
was communicated to the University Vide letter no.
8-18/2009(CPP-I/PV) dated 13.06.17 from Shri Kundla Mahajan,
Under Secretary, University Grants Commission.
The USTM authorities have expressed their joy as the Chancellor
Shri Mahbubul Hoque stated that, the credit goes to the hard
work, dedication and sincerity of the members of USTM family. He
also said that with the same spirit and enthusiasm they will
continue their mission of chasing the dream to become the World
Class University by 2030.