Health And Education Sector To Be Prioritised: Minister Rajen
Imphal, 14 th September, 2021, DIPR:- Education Minister Shri S. Rajen
Singh has said that Health and Education sector need to be prioritised in order to
establish a healthy nation.
Speaking as Chief Guest on the occasion of Hindi Diwas Samaroh jointly
organised by SCERT, Hindi Teachers Training Institute and Hindi Teachers Training
College in Dhanamanjuri University (DMU) campus, Imphal, Shri Rajen said if there
is failure in health and education sector the future generation will have no destiny.
Good health and education is correlated, he added.
He maintained that education department records one of the highest
employees in the state. There are still vacancies of teachers and other staffs to be
filled up in the department. The government is also giving priority to develop
education sector in the state. School Fagathansi Mission has been launched as a
landmark step in the regard.
Minister Rajen explained that during the past recent years number of school
dropped out students kept increased due to inability to afford school fees in private
schools. It happened due to the distrust of the public towards government schools.
The registration of students to the government schools have been tremendously
increased during the recent years, he added.
He said that there is no harm in learning different languages. Apart from the
steps to promote Hindi language, the government is trying to promote Manipuri
language and other dialects of the state. Ministry of HRD has also informed to
release Rs. 18 Cr. to promote Manipuri and Meitei Mayek in the state, minister
During his speech Shri Rajen also assured to renovate the old building of the
Hindi Teachers Training College and also to strengthen the teaching and non
teaching staffs of the college through new recruitments.
Shri T. Manihar Singh, Joint Secretary, SCERT, Shri L. Gambhir Singh,
Principal, HTTI, Imphal, Dr. H. Ibeyaima Devi, Principal, HTTC attended the
occasion as Guest of Honour and presidium members respectively.
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