The state government would implement the New Education Policy (NEP) from April 1, 2022, according to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
According to news agency, he stated that the procedure would be completed by the end of March next year.
Chief Minister Sarma said, “The state government is gearing up to implement the New Education Policy (NEP) from April 1, 2022. Under NEP, all high schools would be upgraded to senior secondary school. The government would upgrade the academic infrastructure of the educational institutions for this purpose within a year.”
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Dr Sarma said, “The state government after coming to power made a pledge to provide employment to 1 lakh youth of the state. While fulfilling this promise the state government today launched the appointment process and soon advertisements would be published for several thousand jobs in the education department besides conducting TET.”
At Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati, he also delivered appointment letters to 767 aspirants in various directorates of the education department.
767 individuals were chosen, with 616 being appointed to the Directorate of Elementary Education and 32 to the Directorate of Secondary Education. 113 people were nominated for the higher education directorate, while 6 people were chosen to the state council of educational research and training directorate.
The Minister said that the state government would continue to implement new elements of the policy every year to bring about a revolutionary shift in the education department in the next five years, when speaking about the NEP and increased equipping in the state education department.
Science, math, and English would be taught in English, while the remaining courses would be taught in the mother tongue. Dr. Ranoj Pegu, the Minister of Education, also spoke at the event.