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Mizoram to introduce Right to Education Act next month

By Newmai News

AIZAWL, March 5 � Mizoram Education Minister Lalsawta has said that the Right to Education Act will be implemented in the State in April.

�Like a baby feed upon mother�s milk for its growth, education is the only option for every human being to achieve one�s goal and success. Education is also the best way of investing money and knowing its importance, our leaders at the Centre has adopted this Act which will uplift and benefit every student in India,� said Lalsawta.

The Minister was speaking at a national-level seminar on �Economic and educational security with refrence to North East India� held here on Wednesday. The seminar was organised by UGC in collaboration with Aizawl-based Govt J Thankima College and Mizoram Educational Foundation. Delegates from outside the state also participated in the seminar.

Lalsawta expressed that Northeastern States witnessed insurgency problems which disturb socio-economic life of the people but at the same time also stated that insurgency problem is gradually declining.

Revealing his department and State Government�s steps towards establishing more institutes and universities, Lalsawta informed the gathering that Mizoram will soon have an Institute of Technology and a National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).

Ramhmangaiha Ralte, principal of J Thankima College, while delivering his speech dwelt on the importance of �human capital� for growth and development. India�s progress is notable but the progress will not last long if India is poor in human capital, he said. Ralte urged the concerned authority to take steps and put in extra efforts to upgrade and improve higher education as this is the place for production of human capital. In view of this, the Manmohan Singh-led UPA Government is planning to set up additional 1,500 universitities during the 11th Five Year Plan, he added.

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Mizoram to introduce Right to Education Act next month

AIZAWL, March 5 � Mizoram Education Minister Lalsawta has said that the Right to Education Act will be implemented in the State in April.

�Like a baby feed upon mother�s milk for its growth, education is the only option for every human being to achieve one�s goal and success. Education is also the best way of investing money and knowing its importance, our leaders at the Centre has adopted this Act which will uplift and benefit every student in India,� said Lalsawta.

The Minister was speaking at a national-level seminar on �Economic and educational security with refrence to North East India� held here on Wednesday. The seminar was organised by UGC in collaboration with Aizawl-based Govt J Thankima College and Mizoram Educational Foundation. Delegates from outside the state also participated in the seminar.

Lalsawta expressed that Northeastern States witnessed insurgency problems which disturb socio-economic life of the people but at the same time also stated that insurgency problem is gradually declining.

Revealing his department and State Government�s steps towards establishing more institutes and universities, Lalsawta informed the gathering that Mizoram will soon have an Institute of Technology and a National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).

Ramhmangaiha Ralte, principal of J Thankima College, while delivering his speech dwelt on the importance of �human capital� for growth and development. India�s progress is notable but the progress will not last long if India is poor in human capital, he said. Ralte urged the concerned authority to take steps and put in extra efforts to upgrade and improve higher education as this is the place for production of human capital. In view of this, the Manmohan Singh-led UPA Government is planning to set up additional 1,500 universitities during the 11th Five Year Plan, he added.