The Assam government decided to establish 819 teaching positions in schools located in the tea garden regions of the state. Under the leadership of Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the decision was made during a state cabinet meeting held in Guwahati, according to an official statement. “The cabinet has decided to create two posts of teachers in every tea garden-managed LP school, three teachers in every ME school and six teachers in one High school. The existing teachers of the schools will be there. To streamline the process of land settlement in municipal areas, the Deputy Commissioners will be the delegated power for settlement of land in favour of PMAY-U beneficiaries, fixation of quantum of land for settlement and rationalization of premium rates,” the minister said.
The state cabinet has approved the creation of 819 teaching positions in tea garden-managed primary and secondary schools to enhance education standards in those regions. The positions will be distributed among 419 Lower Primary Schools, two Middle English Schools, and one High School, Jayanta Malla Baruah, minister, Assam, noted.