Dispur, Dec 19: Chief Minister Dr HimantaBiswaSarmatoday held a meeting with a delegation of All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) and Bodo Sahitya Sabha regarding educational sector development in BTR as per Bodo Accord at his conference hall at Janata Bhawan.
During the meeting, it was decided to take up expeditious implementation of Clause 6.3 of BTR Accord. As per the request of the delegation, it was decided that 26 venture colleges would be taken up in BTR in the first phase for provincialization. Higher Education Department will check the status of the colleges, infrastructure, qualification of existing faculty, need for fresh recruitment etc and take appropriate action in this regard.
Decision was also taken in the meeting for creating adequate Bodo language teacher posts in schools in Bodo areas as per NEP 2020. Single cadre post creation will be done in all government and provincialized colleges.
The Chief Minister also said that acampus of Bodoland University will be set up at Udalguri along with science and law colleges in BTR.Decision was taken for holding special TET for Bodo Medium.
The Chief Minister also directed to form an advisory committee with the representatives of WPTBC Department, Education Department, ABSU and Bodo Sahitya Sabha for supervising proper implementation of the decisions taken in today’s meeting. A similar meeting will be held within Six months for reviewing the status.
In the meeting, the Chief Minister also announced of offering Rs 5 lakh as ex-gratia to Malobika Daimary who was injured in a Forest Dept firing incident at Boko in Kamrup Dist recently while directing the GMCH authorities to provide best treatment to her.
Education Minister Dr RanujPegu, Urban Development Minister Ashok Singhal, CEM BTR PramodBoro, President ABSU DipenBoro and President of Bodo Sahitya Sabha Taren Boro were also present in the meeting.