KOKRAJHAR: A meeting on the National Education Policy, 2019 was held at the initiative of Education department, BTC at the Secretariat conference hall on Friday with the leaders of Sahitya Sabhas, student and democratic organizations of different communities, intellectuals, educationists and representatives from education department.
The meeting discussed at length the new education policy and its possible impact on indigenous languages. Meanwhile, the Indigenous Tribal Sahitya Sabhas, Assam (ITSSA) has decided to convene an emergent meeting on the new education policy on July 26 in Guwahati.
In the meeting, the problems and prospects of different colleges of the region were discussed at length. Later, the leaders of various organizations and intellectuals urged the Government of India to upgrade the existing Bodoland University (BU) and Central Institute of Technology (CIT) to Central University.
The deputy chief of BTC, Kampa Borgoyary, the Vice-Chancellor of BU, Prof. Laisrang Ladu Singh, Executive Members (EMs) and MCLAs of BTC, departmental officers, educationists, intellectuals, and representatives of ABSU and other organizations, including leaders of Sahitya Sabhas, were present in the meeting.
Meanwhile, the general secretary of the Indigenous Tribal Sahitya Sabhas, Assam (ITSSA), Kamala Kanta Mashahary, while talking to this correspondent, said the Sabha would organize an emergent meeting on the National Policy on Education at NEDFi House, Guwahati on July 26.