IMPHAL | Dec 29 : Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam today felicitated media persons at the Felicitation and Media Interaction Programme held at the State Project Office, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA), State Mission Authority (SMA), Manipur, Babupara.
While addressing the gatherings, the minister highlighted the various achievements and the policies taken up to improve the education system of the state. Till date, the directorate of Education (S), government of Manipur has taken up an arduous task on amalgamation of schools to enhance to the required standards, he added.
During media interaction, Radheshyam lauded the state’s media persons for their tireless contribution in imparting and disseminating the various information of the government to every nook and corners of the state, specifically to the education department. Schools aids were also distributed to the differently-abled students, teachers and the ZEOs. The programme was attended by commissioner of Education, H. Dileep Singh, director of Education (S), Th. Kirankumar and other officials of the department.
It may be mentioned that two Acts, namely, Manipur Private Schools (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2017 and Manipur Coaching Centre (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2017 was enacted on September 11, to regulate and supervise the establishment and management of private schools in the state. The process of the implementation of online process of GPF payment for employees of the department and digitisation of service books will be started with effect from January, 2018. Under SSA, seven residential hostel, 88 new primary schools and 38 upper primary schools have been approved this year.
Source: Imphal Free Press