DIPHU, March 3 � A positive development has surfaced after the continuous opposition by the ASDC and several student organisations against the imposition of TET in the two hill districts of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao.
To end the contradictions raised by different organisations including the ASDC and KSA, a joint discussion among the KAAC EM, Tuliram Ronghang, Joysree Daulagophu, Joint Secretary, Education Department, KAAC and State Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was held on Thursday at Dispur.
According to reports, the KAAC will be entrusted with the task of conducting the TET examination as per the provisions of the KAAC and the Alternative English subject would also be included in the next TET examination which is likely be held in October, 2012.
It is learnt that the KAAC will arrange for free TET coaching centres in the four Legislative Assembly Constituencies for students and candidates of the district.
The TET coaching centres will be set up at Diphu, Howraghat, Bokajan and Baithalangso. Sources revealed that the KAAC would be the competent authority to appoint the recent TET-qualified candidates.
After the closed-door discussion, it is learnt that altogether 424 Karbi language teachers will be appointed by creating posts in higher secondary, high and ME provincialised schools. Besides, to introduce the Karbi language as an elective or additional subject in Class IX and X, permission has been sought by the KAAC from the SEBA, sources added.
The sources reiterated that LP and ME teachers working on ad hoc basis would be regularised shortly. The KAAC delegates� team headed by Tuliram Ronghang, EM, KAAC Education Department, informed that they sat in a meeting with LS Changsan, Education Commissioner and Mission Director, SSA, to resolve the problems.
It is reported that a formal meeting will be held between KAAC delegates led by Joyram Engleng, CEM, KAAC, Assam HAD Minister Kharsing Engti and State Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma shortly after the ongoing Budget session to address the issues.