PG and trained graduate teachers to be recruited: Ngandam

ITANAGAR, May 26: Informing that 127 post-graduate (PG) and 544 trained graduate teachers will be recruited in the state, Education Minister Honchun Ngandam urged Governor BD Mishra to communicate with the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) for expediting the recruitment process.
The education minister on Saturday called on the governor at Raj Bhavan, during which they discussed issues related to improving the education sector, particularly at the elementary and secondary levels.
The governor urged the minister to ensure that textbooks reach the students on or before the commencement of the new academic session.
“Utmost care must be taken for timely transportation, storage in the districts, and delivery of the textbooks without any damage and delay,” he said, adding that the principals and headmasters should be sensitized to ensure prompt collection and distribution of books.
Sharing the observations he made during his tour of all 22 districts, the governor emphasized the need for rationalization teachers’ posting throughout the state.
He also stressed the need for opening National Cadet Corps units in schools, establishing a world-class Sainik School, and making special effort to educate the children belonging to the Puroik community.
Ngandam briefed the governor on the status of textbook procurement and distribution plans.
Ngandam was accompanied by Secondary Education Director Gania Leij, Joint Director Marken Kadu, Deputy Director Bango Palon, and officials dealing with textbooks.
Later, as a follow-up to the meeting, the governor held a meeting with APPSC Chairman Tajom Talo, and requested him to expedite the process of teachers’ recruitment and posting. (PRO, Raj Bhavan)