20th Jun 2017 10:06:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Jun 20: Following dismal performance of class X and XII in the CBSE examinations this year, the state government on Tuesday came up with a historic decision to re-introduce the previous system of conducting state board examination in class V and class VIII from the current session 2017-18.

The decision came up when the Education Minister, Honchun Ngandam along with Parliamentary Secretary (Education), Pani Taram along with top officials of education department  after a brainstorming discussion and grievances put forward by  concern DDSEs  apprised Chief Minister Pema Khandu about the humiliating performance of students in this year’s CBSE examination and ways to solve it.

During the meeting, the CM also assured the team that he will look into the issues relating to creation of teachers posts and provide adequate fund for procurement of text books during 2017-18 session.

In response to DDSEs appeal put forward by Ngandam, Khandu assured to look into the issues and problems of all concerns DDSEs to revamp the education sector in the state.

Earlier, the Education Minister, Honchun Ngandam also convened a brainstorming meeting of all DDSEs to analyse and review the probable reasons for weak performance by students across the state.

During the meeting, the DDSEs present presented data and district wise analysis of CBSE results of class X and XII, wherein they attributed the common cause for the poor results to shortage of teachers, non-supply of text books, non-posting of Headmaster/Principal overcrowding in many schools etc.

The DDSEs also apprised the minister about the problems of education in the districts and suggested for remedial measures.

While addressing the DDSEs, Ngandam said that shortage of teachers and supply of textbooks has been identified and required measures have been taken up by the Education Department to tackle the issue.

However, Ngandam observed that the government is well aware of most of the problems in the districts and he is trying his best to bring improvement and changes to reform the system.

The Education Minister also hinted that Government of India may soon take a decision on the no detention policy and that the students may have to appear examinations in all classes.

Ngandam further assured the DDSEs that proper steps are being taken for creation of posts during 2017-18 session along with to conduct regular DPC, so that the schools are provided with principals/VPs or headmasters.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
      She is a graduate in Science with post graduation in Sociology from University of Pune. She has been in the media industry for nearly a decade. Before turning to print business, she has been associated with radio and television.
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