GUWAHATI: The Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday announced that his government would soon set up nine more law colleges in order to strengthen the education system.
While laying the foundation stone for a Government Law College at Kalipani in Jorhat, CM Sarma made this announcement.
"Strengthening education infrastructure has been a top priority for Assam Govt. Glad to have laid foundation stone for a Government Law College, Jorhat at Kaliapani. The Rs 14.74 cr institution will be completed in 2 years. Happy to share that we shall have 9 more Law Colleges", CM Sarma Tweeted.
The CM earlier has said that his government to upgrade 3, 000 high schools into Senior Secondary Schools by 2022 under the new Nation Education Policy 2020. CM Sarma has made this announcement on his Twitter where he has written "Strengthening education infrastructure has been a top priority for Assam Govt,". "Under #NEP2020 3K High Schools will be upgraded to Sr Sec Schools by 2022. We'll also increase the number of Universities in Assam", Sarma wrote.
Education Assam (SEBA) and Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC), following the launch of the New Education Policy 2021 in the Centre in the month of July As the Covid-19 situation is improving in Assam, the state government will resume the physical classes for class 10th and 11th from this month. Announcing the decision, Assam education minister Dr Ranoj Pegu said that thought they are resuming the physical classes, however hostels will remain closed till further orders. He also informed that classes of 12th standard and degree course have already started in the state.