Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu laid the foundation stone for Professional Courses Block of Saint Claret College on 18 March 2018. The Chief Minister in his speech assured support of Rs 5 crores for completion of the block.
Responding to memorandum for release of commendation certificate awarded by state government to the college for services to higher education, the CM assured to get it released soon. He also assured to look into request for annual salary grant for its teacher. At this, Fr. Alwyn Mendoz, the principal of the college along with Fr. Naveen and Fr.George thanked him on behalf of the College.
The Chief Minister thanked the catholic mission for their yeoman service in education. He said the college is an asset not only of Ziro but for the whole state.
He advised the students to be focused on their goal and not be distracted by negativity. He also advised them to be always remain positive. The Chief Minister promised to visit the college again and expressed eager to have an interactive session with the students. Rev. John Thomas, the Bishop of Itanagar, Rev. Fr. Pius Thuruthiyil, the Major Superior of Claretians of Northeast India Independent Delegation and various other dignitaries were present on the occasion.