Chief Minister of Assam, Dr Himanta Biswa Sharma on Wednesday announced that the state government will set up one college in each development block in the coming days.He added that 3000 high schools in the state will be upgraded to senior secondary schools within 2022. “In the wake of National Education Policy 2020, the state government has decided to implement the provisions of the policy across the state to bring about a paradigm shift in the delivery of quality education in the state. As a part of NEP 2020, 3000 high schools in the state will be upgraded to senior secondary schools within 2022,” Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
Law Colleges Will Set Up
The Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa laid the foundation of Jorhat Government Law College at Kaliapani in Jorhat district Assam, said that, true to its commitment to developing the academic landscape of the state, his government has decided to set up law colleges at Dibrugarh, North Lakhimpur, Rangia, Dhubri, Diphu, Silchar, Tezpur, Nalbari and Nagaon.
“All the colleges will have all modern facilities to impart law education to the students of the state. As against the involvement of private organisations in setting up and running law colleges in the past, the state government is now taking steps to set up Government Law Colleges which, according to him, can provide quality law education to the students at comparatively low cost,” Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
More Law Colleges Will Be Set Up In Coming Days
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa said that, in the coming days, the state government will set up many more law colleges across the state. A budget of Rs 14.74 crore has made to set up the government law college with a completion period of 24 months.
The Assam Chief Minister further said that his government would also increase the number of universities in the state and that the government has set a goal to establish one college in each development block to spread higher education among all sections of the youth of the state.