Manipur Cabinet Minister Biswajit Singh has arranged for the education of 10-year-old Meiningsinliu Pamei. This is after he came across the condition of the family.
“Join me to wish Meiningsinliu Pamei good luck for her future endeavours! As promised, I have arranged her boarding schooling in Slopeland Public School, Imphal.”, reads a tweet by Singh yesterday.
“This 10-year-old girl named Meiningsinliu Pamei from Tamenglong, Manipur attends school babysitting her sister, as her parents were out for farming & studies while keeping her younger sister in her lap.”, reads a tweet by Singh last month.
He added, “As soon I noticed this news on social media, we trace her family & asked them to bring her Imphal. Spoke to her family that I will personally take care of her education till she graduates.”
Meanwhile, The Department of Education (S) is one of the major departments of the Government of Manipur and looks after the school education in the Northeastern state.
At the government level, it is led by the Minister of Education as the head of the administration. As per the official website, Shri Th. Kirankumar, IAS is the Director of the department and Vineet Joshi, IAS is the Principal Secretary of Edu (S), Government of Manipur.