“Government wants to provide quality education to students. So the government is working to improve education system” This was said by Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha while discussing the program organized by the Department of Education at Rabindra Bhavan on the occasion of 62nd Teachers’ Day on Tuesday.
The chief minister inaugurated the program by sprinkling water on the saplings of the trees.
Later, speaking in the program , Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha said that:
Fees for female students have been waived in general degree colleges of the state. Chief Minister Special Scholarship has been launched to encourage Divyangan girls in higher education. Vocational courses have been introduced in 11 general Degree Colleges in collaboration with the National Skill Development Council. Two new colleges have been set up on PPP model in FY 2023.
The government is thinking of introducing free Wi-Fi in all degree colleges and polytechnic colleges. The government is working to improve the education system. The Chief Minister expressed the opinion that there is no shortage of talent in the state.
The new National Education Policy has been implemented in the state as well. This education policy has been designed in accordance with reality. Teacher exists in every human being. Sometimes students know more than teachers. Because students are connected with modern technology.
Dr. Kanak Narayan Bhattacharya and his team were awarded Pandit Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar honor on this day.
Maharaja Birvikram Kishore Manikya honor conferred on eminent educationist late Nagendra Jamatiaa, Maharani Tulsibati Award has been given to Sahisnu Jamatia and Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Award was given to eminent philanthropist Bhishma Gupta.
Also, 24 teachers received teacher awards in the program. Chief Minister along with other guests presented the award.
On this day various programs were organized in schools, collages and educational institutions to celebrate the Teachers’ Day.