Jamshedpur : Peeved over the poor road condition, students of Mango based Jamshedpur Worker’s College have threatened to launch stir against Mango Notified Area Committee (MNAC) over its delay in repairing the road approaching to the college campus.
The Mango Notified Area Committee (MNAC) though informed the college authorities that repair work of the nearly 250 meter stretch of the road can only begin after the rainy season but the students are in no mood to accept the excuse.
The college is hosting international conference from September 11-13 which is attended by 300 delegates from country and abroad. The students said that the poor road condition will display a poor picture of the college. “Only few days are left but the poor condition of the road is matter of great concern.
The delegates after commutingon the road will carry a bad image about the city and the college,” said the college principal D. P Shukla. The international conference is expected to be attended by former President of India, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and union HRD minister Smriti Irani as guests for the conference.
This apart seven vice-chancellors of reputed varsities across country will be attending the conference. The college students claimed that the MNAC had though cleaned the garbage lying near the college gate and also removed muck and filth on the approach road through regular cleaning.
MNAC special officer, Jagadish Yadav said that they had taken out tender for repair of the road with a condition of completing the work in September. But no contractor took part in the tender. “This stretch witnesses huge traffic and just see the condition of road.
We have to bear with angry statements of drivers, transporters and public. What can we do? We are helpless. It is very difficult to manage traffic after a heavy vehicle breaks down on the road on this stretch.
Unfortunately, afterrains such incidents have increased on this stretch,” said a college official.