DUMKA: The Sido Kanho Murmu University (SKMU) headquarter is set to be equipped with a wi-fi facility with financial assistance from the University Grants Commission (UGC).

The SKMU syndicate, in its meeting on Friday, which was presided over by vice chancellor Qamar Ahsan approved the administration’s proposal of introducing a wi-fi facility in its Dighi headquarter.

The UGC, as part of the 12th five year plan, has allocated funds to SKMU for the purpose. The syndicate also approved the proposal of introducing postgraduate teaching of Sanskrit in S P College Dumka.

Bringing financial relief to eight teachers of BSK College in Barharwa, the SKMU syndicate approved the fixation of their salary as per the fifth pay commission scale. They are currently getting salary on the basis of the fourth pay commission though their colleagues are availing themselves of the benefit of the sixth pay commission.