Imphal: The problem for the shortage of teachers in Manipur government schools will be solved very soon, education minister S. Rajen Singh said on Sunday as he inaugurated the newly constructed (3) ACR and toilet block of Heibongpokpi High School.
Without education the society will move backward and education sector should be given priority, Rajen said.
The government has understood about the shortage of subject teachers in government schools and colleges. The process of recruiting more than 900 arts and science graduate teachers, more than 400 Hindi graduate and undergraduate teachers will be completed soon. This will help to solve the existing problem of shortage of teachers in schools, he added.
In terms of facilities and qualification, the government school teachers are far ahead of private school teachers. The government school teachers should understand their duty and be sincere to their service in order to bring quality education in the society, the minister said.
Lamsang Praja High School will also be upgraded to Higher Secondary status in the next academic session, he added.
Drinking water will be provided to all households in the Lamsang Assembly Constituency within a few months. Ten numbers of water supply schemes have been taken up under Jan Jeevan Mission in the constituency. Under NEDP scheme water supply schemes is also initiated, the minister said.