SHILLONG, Sept 5 � Meghalaya Government today felicitated 11 teachers with State award, 33 with district awards and three with special awards for their outstanding contribution in the field of teaching, on the occasion of Teachers� Day here.
The awards were presented by Deputy Chief Minister in-charge Education, RC Laloo at the State Central Library. After handing the awards Laloo said that the government is aware of the problems faced by the teaching community in the State and is doing all it could to solve these.
He said that there is no time to point fingers, but everyone must work collectively and try building the future of the students with hard work and dedication.
Laloo assured the teachers that the government is looking into these issues and added that a team of officials from the Education department has conducted a study in the States of Tamil Nadu, Goa and Assam regarding the manner these States provincialised the non-government schools.
�The report has been submitted to the government and it is being studied at the highest level. We would try and work out the provincialisation process soon,� the Deputy CM assured.
Laloo also informed that the State has managed to get funding of USD 100 million from the Asian Development Bank which would be spent in building infrastructure and uplifting the education sector of the State.