PASIGHAT, August 12: The Education Minister Bosiram Siram toady visited the Gandhi Secondary School and distributed free School Uniforms to the students (Class I- VII) under RTE. He was accompanied by the 37- Pasighat MLA Dr. Tangor Tapak, DCCI President Tatong Padung, DDSE Tani Talom, local officer and leaders. Reportedly more than thousand students of Gandhi Secondary, Paklek Middle, Doying Bote Primary and Mirsam Primary Schools received free uniforms today.
In his brief speech the minister stated the state is at the threshold of a new kind of learning process that will empower our future generations through processes of learning but quality should be at the forefront of our education system.The fundamental responsibility for education lies with the state government, especially for elementary and secondary education and to meet the challenges his ministry is trying its best to ensure barrier free access to schools on priority, added Siram. According to him, the free uniforms and reading-writing materials would also go a long way to relieve parents of their heavy economic burdens. It was the surest way to eliminate poverty in the societies and would also encourage more children of school-going age to get enrolled, to enable them access formal education, claimed the minister.
Earlier this morning the minister accompanied by MLA Dr. Tapak and DDSE visited Higher Secondary and Primary school at Ruksin and Sille Secondary School. Responding to a memorandum submitted by the Principal Ruksin HS School for posting of Sr. Teacher (SC) Siram directed the DDSE to take necessary action immediately. However the minister expressed his satisfaction over the progresses.