Gangtok, 16 Sept (IPR): Vice Chancellor, Sikkim Manipal University, Lt. Gen. M.D. Venkatesh, called on Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Sikkim, Shri Indra Hang Subba, at his office in Gangtok on 15th Sept.
The VC was accompanied by Registrar, SMU, Prof. Dr. K.S. Sherpa, and PRO, SMU, Ms Sarikah Atreya.
On the onset, the VC, on behalf of the University, congratulated Mr. Subba on his recent political victory being elected as the Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Sikkim and wished him the best in this new term of office. The Lok Sabha MP was also presented with a memento by the VC.
Various issues pertaining to the health and education sectors in Sikkim were discussed during the meeting.
The VC reiterated SMU’s interest in making joint efforts toward addressing issues related to these two sectors and assured the State government of all possible support and cooperation.
Mr. Subba appreciated the contributions made by SMU towards the development of the health and education sectors in the State and said he would look forward to fruitful collaborations between the University and the Sikkim Government to further develop the sectors.