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Projects in line to boost education policy: Lahkmen Rymbui

With the disruption caused by Covid-19, the minister stated that steps are being taken to overcome the same.

SHILLONG:

Education Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui, on March 15, said that the government has undertaken several initiatives to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects in state-aided schools across Meghalaya.

Informing that the matter is a priority in the state’s education policy, Rymbui said that the government is setting up smart classrooms, information and communication technologies (ICT) and science laboratories, including capacity building programme for Mathematics and Science teachers, under Supporting Human Capital Development Project (SHCDP) in the state.

With the disruption caused by Covid-19, the minister stated that steps are being taken to overcome the same. Rymbui informed, “731 schools have computers, of which 297 have computers with internet facility.”

The total number of teachers registered for National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) on Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing (DIKSHA) portal for courses 1-18 for classes 1-12 is 24006, of which 19372 teachers completed the course.

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