NIT Manipur is in the news, albeit for all the wrong reasons lately. The centrally funded institution is set up to impart quality technical education to various levels of higher learning. It is one of the ten newly set up NIT’s by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
However since starting its operations 2010, the institute has found ways to be in the news. Now news has emerged that CBI has conducted raid on Saturday at the residence of the Deputy Register, Laikangbam Doren Singh.
However the reason for the raid still remains shrouded in mystery. Some reports suggest the raids are somewhat interlinked with the financial irregularities and also in appointment of staffs in the prestigious institute.
Earlier several militant outfit had raised questions of irregularities in the financial matters on the ongoing infrastructure development projects and appointments.
It is to be noted that NIT Manipur has been established to cater to the needs of the thousands of students from the North East and outside in the field of technical education. Not only that, it has NIT, Agartala as its mentor institute and it also enjoys tremendous support from the state government of Manipur.