Assam government will set up law college in the state, quality education will be available at low cost
Employment News- Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that his government is committed to setting up law colleges to provide quality education at an affordable cost. According to the statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office, the Chief Minister has said this while laying the foundation stone of Jorhat Government Law College.
Sarma said that the state government has decided to set up colleges in Dibrugarh, North Lakhimpur, Rangiya, Dhubri, Diphu, Silchar, Tezpur, Nalbari and Nagaon and all institutions will have modern facilities.
Most of the law colleges were established by private organizations.
The Chief Minister said that earlier most of the law colleges in the state were established by private organizations. He said that in view of the National Education Policy 2020, the state government has decided to implement the provisions of the policy across the state to bring a paradigm shift in the delivery of quality education in the state.
3000 high schools will be upgraded to senior secondary schools by 2022
He said that under NEP 2020, 3000 high schools in the state will be upgraded to senior secondary schools by 2022. The state government will also increase the number of universities in the state and a target has been set to establish a college in each development block to spread higher education to all sections of the youth of the state. Jorhat Government Law College has been completed within 24 months with a budgetary outlay of Rs 14.74 crore.