Guwahati: A function was organized in Guwahati for felicitating the national and state awardee teachers today. MoS External Affairs and Education Rajkumar Ranjan Singh attended the event as the chief guest.
While addressing the function, minister Ranjan Singh stated about the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020. He said, "The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 aims at producing students who have skills of problem-solving and who are employable individuals."
Ranjan Singh expressed hope that Assam would continue its commendable performance concerning the implementation of the NEP 2020.
The minister further restated the significance of adding mother tongue in primary education to teach the process of critical thinking.
He expressed hope that the teaching fraternity of the state would do its best in achieving the objectives set forward by the Union Government in the education sector.
The felicitation event was also attended by the State Education Minister Ranoj Pegu. Addressing the event, Pegu said that Assam Government would shortly implement measures like the merger of schools, up-gradation of high schools to higher secondary schools and training of mathematics and science educators.
Two national awardees Kangkan Kishor Dutta from Jorhat and Binanda Swargiary from Baksa were felicitated throughout the event. Also, 35 State awardees from Secondary, Elementary Pre-primary levels were felicitated.
Advisor, Education Department, Government of Assam, Nani Gopal Mahanta also attended the felicitation function today in Guwahati. In addition, principal Secretary of Secondary Education Department B. Kalyan Chakravarthy and Special Commissioner of Secondary Education Department Preetom Saikia were also present at the function.