STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Proposal for Inclusion of Topics on NE Should Come From State Governments: Irani

Published: 08th June 2015 07:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th June 2015 07:50 PM   |  A+A-

Smriti-Irani-PTI
By PTI

GUWAHATI: Union HRD minister Smriti Irani today said that the proposal for inclusion of topics on the Northeast in NCERT course should come from the state governments and people of the region.         

Responding to a question at the IIT-Guwahati convocation, Irani said, "Under the national education policy, we connect more with the state governments.

During my discussion with Assam education minister Sarat Barkotoky and education secretary I told them proposals should come from the state."    

"I also request the people of the Northeast region and the country to send their proposal on it to the central and state governments," she said.         

On Borkotoky's request that the Centre help train teachers in science and maths, the HRD Minister said, "we have decided that the IIT-Guwahati will do a project specially in collaboration with the NCERT and School board in Assam to train 10,000 teachers. Saratji has assured that his government will sign an MoU with IIT-G."      

On complaints about school teachers in the centrally sponsored schemes in Assam not receiving their salaries, she said, "For those left unpaid, I have recommended a district- wise list to be prepared and pay those who have complained. They will have no complaint after the Government of Assam reaches out to them."



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp