AGARTALA | November 9, 2018:
Tripura will soon be developed as an IT-hub of the country and the state government has taken steps to bring back the IT meritorious professionals of the state, who are working in other parts of the country with fame, said Chief Minister, Biplab Kumar Deb.
Deb made this statement after inaugurating the 71st Annual Prize giving ceremony at the premises of Netaji Subhash Vidyaniketan at Agartala yesterday.
Highlighting the importance of education, the chief minister said that education is the backbone of the nation while maintaining that maximum priority has been given by the government to the quality of education in the state.
Furthermore, he assured that the state government is now leaving no stone un-turned to develop the education sector.
Referring to the recent state government’s decisions, Deb said that in order to prepare students to be at par with national standard, especially for competitive examinations like UPSC, the government will introduce NCERT syllabus for all schools of the state from next academic year.
He hoped that with this initiative, the quality education and overall development of students personality will develop.
To encourage the meritorious students of the state, the government has already introduced ‘Chief Minister’s state annual award’ for topped five students of Madhyamik and Higher Secondary (+2) examinations.
The state government also awarded top five more students from SC, ST and Minority communities hoping that this recognition will raise the competitive attitude among the students.
Augmentation of the quality education, the CM informed that four more B.Ed colleges along with six new degree colleges will come up to meet the future demand of higher education for the students of Tripura along with the formation of more tele-communication and computer engineering institutions.
Local MLA Ashish Kumar Saha, school authorities along with hundreds of students were also present at the event.