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Governor briefs HRD minister on state s education scenario


Governor B D Mishra met Union Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in the national capital on Tuesday and briefed him on the education scenario of the state.

Sharing his information regarding textbooks, the Governor informed that textbooks were made available in the last academic session after three years. He said the state government is providing adequate funds nor for timely delivery of the textbooks.

The Governor also apprised the Union Minister of institutes of higher studies in the State. He requested the minister for special care and priority for the enhancing and creating new avenues for higher and professional courses in the state.

While making special mention of NIT, Arunachal Pradesh, the Governor mentioned to the HRD minister that the education minister of the host State, ex-officio must be included on the Board of Management of NIT, so that the NIT can benefit from the participation of the State Education Minister and his input in NIT s performance and progress.

Later, the Governor also met Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) and discussed on the growth and progress of the region.

They duo had a threadbare discussion on Act East policy and trade relationship with South East Asia through Myanmar as also about the Central Service Cadre management in the state.

Mishra also emphasised on the pressing need of separate cadres of Central Service for the state with the minister, who is also the minister for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.


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