Trust to start first grade degree college

February 02, 2016 12:00 am | Updated 05:43 am IST - Udupi:

The foundation stone laying ceremony of the Salihath First Grade College would be held at Tonse, Hoode, on Wednesday.

Addressing presspersons here on Monday, Mohammed Idris, vice-president of Mohammadia Educational Trust, said that the proposed college would be an addition to the several institutions run by the trust in Hoode. The new degree college would start functioning from 2016-17 academic year .


The new three-storied building would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 2 crore and each floor would measure 6,700 square ft.

The ground floor would be ready in six months, Mr. Idris said.

The trust had started a nursery school in Hoode in 1980. It started a Kannada medium high school for girls in 1996 and an English medium school in 1998. It also started a pre-university college in 2009.

Already, more than 1,000 students were receiving education in the institutions run by the trust. The intention in starting all these institutions was to provide educational facilities to students in rural areas, he added.

Maulana Sayyed Jalaluddin Umari, president, Jamat-e-Islam, Hind, would lay the foundation stone.

Vinay Kumar Sorake, Urban Development Minister, Shobha Karandlaje, MP, Atharulla Sharif, president of the State-unit of Jamat-e-Islami Hind, would be among the chief guests, Mr. Idris further said.

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