Assam’s tea gardens will have high schools after 75 years: Himanta Biswa

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Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma today said that high schools have been established in the tea garden areas of Assam after 75 years.

He said that the academic year of 97 newly established model high schools in the tea garden areas along with 13 new model high schools in the state would start from May 10.

The Chief Minister said this while addressing the principals and teachers of newly established Model High Schools in Tea Garden areas during an orientation program at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati.

The Chief Minister said that the state government has taken steps to set up 119 model high schools in the tea garden areas to improve the educational environment, out of which 97 schools have been completed and these will include the academic sessions for the year 2022-23. Will Schools will start on May 10.

“This is the first time in the 75 years since India’s independence that high schools have been set up in tea garden areas,” said Sarma.

He said that the remaining 22 model high schools in the tea garden areas would be made operational from next academic year.

In addition, the state government is planning to set up 81 more model high schools in the tea garden areas and the newly established model high schools will be upgraded to higher secondary schools.

The Chief Minister further said that apart from lunch, the government was also planning to provide breakfast to the students in these schools.

Noting that at present two types of teachers are appointed in Model High Schools in the Tea Garden area, the Chief Minister said that when one set of teachers is specially recruited for these schools, the other teachers are appointed. These schools transfer and deploy from pre-provincial schools. .

Dr. Sarma also said that several TET teachers with postgraduate degrees are working in primary and ME schools.

Noting that this was a unique opportunity for Model High School teachers as they have the opportunity to play a significant role in improving the lives of the tea garden population that has been neglected for so many years, Dr. “You have this opportunity. This opportunity is to be a part of history while it is being created because this initiative is not only unique but also unique,” said Sarma.

The Chief Minister urged the principals to dedicate themselves to transform model high schools into ideal educational institutions. He also asked the Inspector of Schools to make regular visits to these schools to assist and guide the teachers and students.

The Chief Minister further said that the state government intends to develop this initiative as a successful model for the rest of the country. To this end, they will meet with the principals of these schools in about three months’ time to understand their experience and develop a roadmap for further efforts.

He also said that the state government was working with the vision of setting up a model school in every assembly constituency.

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