Governor for strengthening education in the State

Governor for strengthening education in the State

Itanagar May 26: State Education Minister Shri Honchun Ngandam called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 26th May 2018. They discussed on issues related to improvements in the education of the State particularly in elementary and secondary level.

Stating that if we have any expectation from the future generation, we must provide the students opportunities to excel in their studies by providing them on-time good educational where withal.

The Governor, who has been emphasizing availability of textbooks to the students, directed that textbook must reach the students with the commencement of the academic session itself. He said that utmost care must be taken for timely transportation, storage in the districts and delivery of the books without any damage. He stressed that there must be proper monitoring from directorate and the Deputy Directors of education in the Districts must take personal interest in the process. The Principals and Headmasters must be sensitized for prompt collection and distribution of the books, he underscored.

Sharing his observations during his tour to ali the twenty-two districts of the State and interaction with the students and education officials, the Governor emphasized on teacher’s attendance and rationalization of teachers posting throughout the State. He also highlighted on opening of National Cadet Corps units in the school, construction of a world class Sainik School and special effort for the education of the children from Puroik community.

Earlier, the State Education Minister briefed the Governor on status of textbook procurement and distribution plans. The Minister also informed him of the ensuing recruitment of 127 post graduate teachers and 544 trained graduate teachers. The Minister requested the Governor to put in a word with the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission for expediting the process for early posting of the teachers.

As a follow up of the meeting, the Governor later had a meeting with Chairman, Arunachal Pradesh State Public Service Commission Shri Tajom Talo and requested him to expedite the process of teachers’ recruitment and posting.

The State Education Minister was accompanied by Director, Secondary Education, Shri Gania Leij, Joint Director, Secondary Education, Shri Marken Kadu, Deputy Director, Secondary Education, Shri Bango Palon and officials dealing with textbooks.