Education Minister S. Rajen Singh today said that Sanskrit subject will be introduced in the curriculum of selected schools and colleges in the state. The minister was speaking to the media during a visit by the ministerial team at the Sanatan Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Charhajare in Kangpokpi district today. He also maintained that Manipur University is also planning to open a department for this subject. Concerned authority will be approached to speed up the process, he added.
He assured that the existing infrastructure and building of Sanatan Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Charhajare, will also be renovated within a short period of time. Education Commissioner, education Director and other concerned officials were also instructed to take up necessary actions in this regard.
Rajen informed that all the government schools and colleges should have authenticated land certificate issued by the competent authority i.e. revenue department. The land should be in the name of the concerned schools and colleges. If their land records are not clear, the officials should work out to settle the issue and appropriate initiatives for the welfare of education sector be taken up, he added.
Officer on Special Duty (Delhi) S. Premananda Sharma, Commissioner (Education-S), T. Ranjit Singh, IAS, Director Education (S) L. Nandakumar Singh, Superintending Engineer (SE), Education Engineering Wing, Shri Sarat Singh and other officials accompanied the minister in today’s visit.
Later, the official team inspected the work progress of Motbung Govt. High School, Government Hindi Secondary School, Kanglatongbi, Maharabi Primary School, Tendongyang Govt. Junior High School and Khonghampat High School.