According to doctors, if his conditions did not improve in the next couple of days, he may undergo lung transformation.
CM Hemant Soren said that the possibilities of shifting the minister to any higher medical facility are being explored.
The minister, who underwent a COVID-19 test after he complained of cold, cough and breathing problems, was found to be positive on Monday
The minister, who himself is a student of class 11 Arts, also promised to adopt toppers from the next year so that they can complete their studies without any hurdle.
Incidentally, Devi Mahto Inter College, where he has taken admission, was set up by him only in 2006 during his first term as an MLA.
“I would like to tell people that there is no age for learning and one can get education at any point of time as it only requires will power,” said the minister Jagarnath Mahto
Mahto said that the state government is mulling on taking some tough decisions to improve the educational system in the state.
Ally Congress, however, sounded skeptical on the claim. “A decision can only be taken after holding discussions with all the alliance partners,” senior Congress leader Alamgir Alam said.