Imphal: Education minister S. Rajen Singh on Thursday inaugurated new building of Singngat Government High School and ZEO Office, Churachandpur.
Rajen said with the view to promote education sector particularly in the state, the state government has launched ‘School Fagathansi Mission’. Under this mission infrastructures and buildings of selected government schools in different parts of the state have been improved and upgraded up to some extend during the recent months. Regular inspection visits to government schools and colleges is being conducted, he added.
Beautification of buildings and improvement of infrastructures is also necessary so that the students and guardians can be attracted. To control the staffs and impart quality education is the responsibility of the head of the institute while keeping the school building attractive and providing adequate infrastructure is the duty of the government. This should be understood by the concerned officials and staffs, he added.
He said depending on the availability of fund for education department, the government has issued work orders for renovation and providing infrastructures to selected schools and colleges on priority basis. Teaching and non-teaching staffs of school and colleges will be recruited soon in order to meet the requirement of staff. Notice has been served to recruit arts and science graduate, hindi graduate, pre-primary teachers etc. The result of the recruitment will be announced within a short duration, he added.
Natonal Education Policy, NEP, has also been introduced to bring quality education in the country. A task force has also been constituted for the successful implementation of NEP in the state. A mega conference will also be organized to discuss the prospects of the NEP with reference to the state of Manipur in this current month, he added.
Rajen assured to upgrade the school to the status of higher secondary. He appealed to the public to cooperate with the initiatives of the government towards improving education system of the state.