INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT: Visits to identify schools in Assam begin today
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced in his Independence Day speech that the State Government would spend Rs 10,000 crore to develop school infrastructure in the state.
GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced in his Independence Day speech that the State Government would spend Rs 10,000 crore to develop school infrastructure in the state. And from tomorrow, the officers of the Education Department will start visiting schools in the state to see what sort of infrastructure they need.
The department has chosen 1,000 officials and employees to visit schools in separate teams. The 1,000 officials also include those working at the district and subdivision level educational offices. They will inspect classrooms, furniture, teaching aids like blackboards, charts, maps and globes, power connections, sanitary facilities, libraries, laboratories etc.
The teams will take note of the kinds of infrastructure needed against the names of schools and report them to the department by this month. The department will then examine the reports of the officers and take the final decision on the development of school infrastructure.
Taking to the media today, Education Minister Ranoj Pegu said, "Our teams of officers will start visiting schools from tomorrow. We will make the best use of spending funds for school infrastructure."
The Chief Minister said that the government would develop the infrastructure of 4,000 schools.