Twenty five schools have been selected in the first phase for the implementation of BJP led coalition government’s School Fagathansi Mission-an initiative to develop government schools in Manipur.
The programme is under state government mission ‘Go to Village’.
“Out of 60 schools, 25 were selected for the implementation and execution of the mission in the Phase-I,” said Manipur Education and Labour and Employment Minister Th Radheshyam on Tuesday.
He said this while inspecting a number of educational institutions in Ukhrul district headquarters, 84 km north of Imphal.
Meanwhile, the foundation stone laying ceremony for the improvement of School Fagathansi Mission Schools which was scheduled to be held on August 7, has been postponed to mourn former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s demise.
Expressing gratitude, the minister said it is the task of the teachers, students and the people of the locality to make the best use under the mission to improve the overall infrastructure of the school.
The mission which launched by Chief Minister N Biren Singh at Yumnam Huidrom High School on January 18 this year, aims towards overall improvement of government schools in terms of physical and manpower infrastructural gaps, increase in enrollment in government schools and improvement in results of students in public examinations.
Observing that Manipur need to strengthen the skill development training programmes through Industrial Training Institute,he said So the proposal for setting up of the National Skill Development Training Institute will soon be initiated. His observation was made in the recently concluded skill development review meeting at Guwahati.
One should have certain skills after formal education or upgrade one’s skill time to time to be relevant to get employment in government departments or private enterprises, he said and lauded the Tribal Youth Development Foundation (TYDF) for their remarkable contributions in the field of skill development training in Ukhrul District.
The TYDF is empaneled for carrying out skill development training programme under PMKVY-Centrally Sponsored State Managed for successfully providing training in Domestic Data Entry Operator (DDEO) to 60 trainees and 60 more new trainees are already registered for the next phase.
The certificates for skill development training were distributed by the Minister.