Bid to check brain drain

Kathmandu, November 27:

With an aim to end brain drain and help in the development of the country, progressive technical students have recently formed an association.

A gathering of progressive technical students held at Hetauda has formed a 23-member Association of Progressive Technical Students (APROTS) under the leadership of Rewanta Kumar Rawat.

The association has also expressed concern about the mushrooming academic institutions having no quality and gradual degradation of the public technical institutions that were set up with crores of rupees.

“Therefore, the technical colleges have gradually gone out of the reach of the general students,” a statement issued by the APROTS stated.The two-day gathering has elected Subarna Babu Sapkota as vice-president, Nabin Babu Khanal as secretary and BM Sanjyal as treasurer.