Governor briefs the new HRD Minister about education scenario of the State, Governor for separate Central Service cadre for the State
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) met the Union Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ at New Delhi on 11th June 2019. They discussed about improving the education scenario of the State.
The Governor briefed the new HRD Minister about the educational environment in Arunachal Pradesh and its challenges.
Sharing his information regarding textbooks, the Governor informed that textbooks were made available in the last academic session after three years. State Government is providing adequate funds nor for timely delivery of the textbooks.
The Governor also apprised the HRD Ministers of institutes of higher studies in the State. He requested the minister for special care and priority for the enhancing and creating new avenues for higher and professional courses in Arunachal Pradesh.
While making special mention of NIT, Arunachal Pradesh in the Capital region of Itanagar, the Governor mentioned to the HRD minister that the education minister of the host State, ex-officio must be included on the Board of Management of NIT, so that the NIT can benefit from the participation of the State Education Minister and his input in NIT’s performance and progress.
Later the Governor also met Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and discussed on growth and progress of the region. They had a threadbare discussion on ‘Act East’ policy and trade relationship with South East Asia through Myanmar as also about the Central Service Cadre management in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Governor emphasised on the pressing need of separate cadres of Central Service for the State with the Minister, who is also the minister for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.