Assam plans to revamp education system

Assam plans to revamp education system
PTI
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First Published: Thu, Jul 16 2009. 01 45 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Jul 24 2009. 02 17 PM IST
Guwahati: The Assam government has chalked out an ambitious 100-days action plan to revamp the education sector in the state, an official said on Tuesday.
The education department has decided to fill up vacant posts of teachers at the lower primary, middle schools, high schools and higher secondary schools, the official said.
A sub-inspector of schools will also be appointed soon, the official said. The state government will also provide financial assistance to non-government educational institutions.
Selection of additional list of non-government educational institutions for extending financial assistance will also be completed.
Scholarships will be extended to students belonging to below poverty line families and special scholarships to meritorious girl students will be provided.
Completion of all preparatory activities including preparation of pre-project plan for implementation of Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhijan (RMSA), establishment of model schools in each block and girls hostels for scheduled caste/scheduled tribe and weaker sections will be taken up.
Retention of tuition fees for streamlining of management of non-government colleges and provincial colleges with the college authority for development of colleges will be done by the department, the official said.
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First Published: Thu, Jul 16 2009. 01 45 PM IST