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Sangma inaugurates building & infra at College of Teacher Edu

The Chief Minister said that Education has been one of the top priorities of the government in spite of numerous challenges in the sector in terms of lack of infrastructure, training for teachers

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Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday said that there is an urgent need for the expansion of the College of Teacher Education (PGT) to other parts of the State. 

“The college has been doing very well and there are large number of students who seek admission into the college therefore the expansion of the college is needed and I am happy to see that some expansion is taking place,” he said after inaugurating the North Eastern Council (NEC)-funded Building, RUSA funded Infrastructure and Approach Road to College of Teacher Education (PGT) at Shillong. 

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The function was also attended by Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong and Commissioner & Secretary, Education, Dr BDR Tiwari. 

The Chief Minister said that Education has been one of the top priorities of the government in spite of numerous challenges in the sector in terms of lack of infrastructure, training for teachers, different categories of teachers which cannot be changed in a short time as a lot of factors are involved which requires a systematic change. 

He informed that cess collected from minerals is being used in Education for which it is meant. 

Sangma also informed that the government works on a budget that is allotted for every department and a balance has to be maintained among different sectors. 

“As much as Education is important there are other sectors like health, roads, agriculture, youth, women all these sectors are important and the government has to strike a balance among different sectors and there in comes the question of financing these sectors therefore streamlining Education is a huge challenge,” he said. 

However, the Chief Minister said that small steps take and keeping the momentum can make a difference. 

Sangma said that as Education is an important sector teachers play a very crucial role and the different teacher training programmes of the government focusses on holistic training of the teachers. 

He urged the college to continue to focus on compassion, professional excellence and ethically sound teachers which are crucial aspects of teacher training to achieve the ultimate object of producing responsible and productive citizens which is also the larger goal of the government.

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