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CM opens ADB funded Mylliem school house

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Dec 2017 12:00 AM GMT

FROM A CORRESPONDENT

SHILLONG, Dec 20: Chief Minister (Dr) Mukul M Sangma today iugurated the new school building of Pomlum Secondary School under the Human Capital Development programme funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Sangma expressed happiness at having completed the building before the stipulated timeline and hoped that the school will be a premiere and much sought-after institution in the area in the years to come.

“It is pleasure on being able to respond to the people particularly the most vulnerable sections of the society,” Dr Sangma said.

The Chief Minister also hoped that the school with the new building will render better education to the people of Mylliem block.

The Chief Minister also informed that the Mylliem block, before it was restructured, was the biggest block in Meghalaya.

“The Government has initiated lots of programmes but because of the big size of some of the blocks in the State implementing those programmes was really difficult,” he added.

He further informed that with the creation of new blocks would bring about focus and undivided attention from the Government to all areas.

Dr Sangma also said that the Human Capital Development programme is aimed at improving secondary education and vocatiol training in Meghalaya.

“The programme will not only improve and build infrastructures but will upgrade teaching and learning in secondary and higher secondary schools, improve technical and vocatiol education, upscale the skill of teachers by training and provide digital learning aids to students,” Dr Sangma said.

He also added that providing vocatiol and technical education must be imparted to students, and he informed that 45,000 youth will be given skill development training and education to empower them to be skilled work force thus enhancing their employability in various sectors besides generating sustaible livelihood opportunities.

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