Guwahati, March 23: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday announced that the state government would create more than 800 new teacher positions for schools located in tea garden areas. The state cabinet has also decided to provincialize 419 LP schools, 2 ME schools, and 1 high school managed by tea garden management in Assam.
The government has decided to create 2 posts of assistant teachers in each of the LP schools, 3 posts of teachers in the ME schools, and 6 posts of teachers in the high school managed by the tea gardens, respectively. These 819 teacher positions will be created for 419 tea garden-managed LP schools, 2 tea garden-managed ME schools, and 1 tea garden-managed high school.
“To improve the education sector in tea garden areas, the cabinet has decided to create 819 teacher positions,” read an official statement.
The schools will now receive MDM, free textbooks, and uniforms on a regular basis.
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