Imphal: A one day Brainstorming Session on the “Implementation of National Education Policy (NEP), 2020 in Higher and Technical Education in Manipur” was held at National Institute of Technology, NIT, Langol, Imphal, Saturday.
Speaking at the occasion as Chief Guest, Education Minister S. Rajen Singh said the present government is giving priority to develop and promote the education system in the state. In order to successfully implement National Education Policy, 2020, in the state, the government has constituted a State Task Force and Sub-Task Force. A state-level grand seminar will also be held very soon. All the MLAs of 60 constituencies, top-ranking officials and academicians will be invited during the convention, he added.
He said that the infrastructures of the technical and non-technical institutions in the state is not up to the mark as compared to other states. The government will try its best to improve the education system. Minister also appreciated the teaching and non-teaching staff of NIT for their sincere service.
Later Rajen inspected the classrooms and campus of NIT along with the officials of the engineering department. Seeing the poor infrastructure of the institute, he said that funds will be proposed from the ministry to renovate and construct required structures. Engineers have also been instructed to prepare DPRs in this regard.
Director NIT, Manipur, Prof. Goutam Sutradhar attended the occasion as President.
Staff of National Institute of Technology and others also attended the occasion.