Imphal: Manipur Education Minister S Rajen Singh said that education sector should be given priority for without education society will move backwards.
Minister Rajen was speaking at the inaugural function of the newly constructed (3) ACR and toilet block of Heibongpokpi High School, Sunday. He said that the problem of shortage of teachers in the Government schools will be solved very soon.
He informed that the process of recruiting more than nine hundred (900) Arts and Science Graduate teachers, more than four hundred forty four (400) Hindi graduate and undergraduate teachers will be completed soon.
Minister said that in terms of facilities and qualification, the government school teachers are far ahead of private school teachers. The government school teachers should understand their duty and be sincere in order to bring quality education in the society. Lamsang Praja High School will also be upgraded to Higher Secondary status in the next academic session, he added.
He said that drinking water will be provided to all households in the Lamsang Assembly Constituency within a few months. Ten water supply schemes have been taken up under Jan Jeevan Mission in the constituency. Under NEDP scheme water supply schemes has also been initiated, the Minister added.
Education Commissioner, Schools, T Ranjit Singh, attended the occasion as president. An exhibition football match was also played as a part of the inaugural function.