Aizawl, Aug 10: For the first time in the history of Mizoram Education Department, the state government has recently introduced new recruitment rules for teachers in order to do away with the anomaly found in the recruitment process, Joseph Lalhimpuia, Parliamentary Secretary incharge of Education said Monday.
The new recruitment rule according to the parliament secretary was the first of its kind introduced by the Education Department for recruitment of teachers at Middle School level. Joseph Lalhimpuia added that new recruitment rules for teachers at High School level had also been framed and were submitted to the Printing & Stationery Department for further process of publication in government Gazette.
Addressing a rally at Congress Bhavan in Lunglei on Monday, Parliamentary Secretary Joshep Lalhlimpuia said due to the absence of proper teacher recruitment rules in the state, there occurred protest and agitation over recruitment of teachers related to particular subjects- Mathematics and Science etc. “The government has recently framed and introduced new recruitment rules for improvement of educational system and bringing quality education in the state”, he said, adding that new rules have also been framed for recruitment of teachers at High School level which are likely to be published soon in the government Gazette.
Lauding Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla and Education Minister H. Rohluna, Lalhlimpuia said the government, at last, would be able to have proper rules for recruitment of teachers due to the effort of the two leaders.
Lalhlimpuia said that estimate for teacher salary has now been allotted in the state budget. Commenting on the recently MoU signed between DDK and Education Department Lalhlimpuia said it would give immense help to both students and teachers alike. The MoU according to him would felicitate learning of Mathematics through video conferencing which otherwise is expected to prevent the problem of holding workshop and teacher training to some extent.
According to the Parliamentary Secretary, 90% of school mapping undertaken by the state government to improve the education system has been completed. The School mapping, Lalhlimpuia said, would the first in India.
He added that details of every schools and teacher service would be placed in Google and when these details are accessible, it will provided the concerned minister an easy handling of administration from his desk.
Lalhlimpuia said that Mizoram has high hope in exploration of natural resources. The exploration at Maubuang according him has been on the verge of completion as the engaged company has almost reached its target after drilling 4 km deep. He added that measures are underway for the exploration at Keifang with a high hope. The Parliamentary Secretary also said that speedy measures to upgrade the border trade at Tlabung to Integrated Check Post are relentlessly pursued by the Union Home Ministry and state officials are busy in performing necessary formalities.