KOKRAJHAR, FEB 2: Bodoland Territorial Council Deputy Chief Executive Member (Dy. CEM) Gobinda Chandra Basumatary on Tuesday inaugurated the newly-constructed DIET (District Institute for Education and Training) building here in Chirang district.
The new building was constructed under SCERT (State Council of Educational Research and Training) of government of Assam at a cost of Rs. 79 lakh.
Congratulating the public, especially students and teachers, Deputy CEM Basumatary said with the inauguration of new building of DIET, the long felt-need of the people of Chirang district was fulfilled. He said that through this institute in the area all teachers of lower and upper primary schools would now able to take training in their district itself.
‘Our area is still economically and socially very backward. Its because of our education condition as we do not have still sufficient number of schools, colleges class rooms, teachers and basic facilities. However, our government has decided to accord required attention to such institutions, so that we can create an enabling environment for the children’, Basumatary further said. He said that their present BTC government would work for the improvement of education condition of the area through addressing the problems of education department.
Urging the teachers to pay attention towards the development of education in the area he also called upon the teachers to keep away from politics as the involvement of teachers in politics could pollute the education system. He advised the teachers to be very active in their profession so as to reverse the education scenario of our area into better shape.
The new building has administrative block, training hall and class rooms etc.
The meeting was also addressed by Abhiram Mahanayak, Deputy Speaker, BTCLA and attended by Pradip Bayan, EM, BTC, Gautam Talukdar, Deputy Commissioner, Chirang, Naren Nath, Joint Director, SCERT, Assam and other dignitaries of education department.