ITANAGAR, Sept 29 - Arunachal Pradesh Education Minister Honchun Ngandam has apprised Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar of various issues and problems plaguing the Education department in the State.
Taking up the matter of �no detention� policy introduced in the elementary-level schools, Ngandam in a meeting with the minister at New Delhi yesterday stated that the policy has led to the deterioration of the education system, an official communiqu� said.
Javadekar, while sharing his concern, said that the Centre was aware of the issue. �The Centre is seriously thinking of authorising the States to review and do away with the system, wherever it was not found suitable,� Javadekar said.
Ngandam also took up the issue of non-release of two months� salaries of SSA teachers, five months� maintenance and stipend fund of residential schools/hostels and two months� maintenance and stipend fund of KGBVs in the State.
The issue relating to the establishment of government model colleges in the districts of Tirap, Changlang and Longding under a flagship programme was also taken up with the Ministry along with other important issues of granting special relaxation. � PTI