Mother tongue in early childhood education inculcates the process of critical thinking – Dr. RK Ranjan

Mother tongue in early childhood education inculcates the process of critical thinking – Dr. RK Ranjan

Written By: / Thursday, 23 September 2021 17:42

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Guwahati, Sept 23:

“The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 aims at producing students who have skills in problem-solving and who are employable individuals,” said Union Minister of Education Dr. RK Ranjan Singh, while speaking as the chief guest at a State level function organised in honour of the National and State award winning teachers at PWD convention and training centre, Guwahati.
While congratulating the awardees, Dr RK Ranjan Singh expressed hope that Assam would continue its exemplary performance with regard to implementation of the NEP 2020.
Dr. RK Ranjan also reiterated the importance of mother tongue in early childhood education to inculcate the process of critical thinking. He further expressed the hope that the teaching fraternity of the State would do its best in realising the objectives set forth by the Union Government in the education sector.
State Education Minister Dr. Ranoj Pegu while speaking on the occasion said that the Assam government was going to immediately implement steps like merger of schools, upgrading of high schools to higher secondary schools and training of Mathematics and Science teachers. Two national awardees Kangkan Kishor Dutta from Jorhat and Binanda Svrargiary from Baksa were felicitated in the function along with 35 State awardees from the secondary, elementary and pre-primary levels. The function was also attended by Dr Haiti Gopal Mahanta, Advisor, Education Department, Government of Assam, Principal Secretary of Education Department B Kalyan Chakravarthy and Special Commissioner of Education department, Preetom Saikia.

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