Khandu calls for fair selection of teachers

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Itanagar, Feb 14 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has called upon the elected representatives and administration to ensure proper selection of teachers to improve education in the state.

His statement came after laying the foundation stone of Ramakrishna Sarada Mission School for Girls at Khaso under Dirang circle of West Kameng district on Monday last, official sources said here today. The DoNER ministry has approved Rs 588.05 lakh for the school's construction and Rs 185 lakh has already been released as first installment to the state government, the Chief Minister said while underscoring the importance of girl education.

He, also announced an amount of Rs 15 lakh for infrastructural development of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya at Shergaon for the students from Tawang, West and East Kameng.

Later addressing the public on the occasion of Lossar festival, Mr Khandu dwelt at length on the various packages announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and cautioned that the implementation of each project would be photographed and documented to ensure utilisation of every penny given by the Centre for all-round development and welfare of the people.

A new Assembly building, secretariat building and Chief Minister's quarter would be constructed soon for which necessary funds have been sanctioned by the central government, he added.

Expressing concern over the increased underground activities and corruption in the state, Mr Khandu advocated for a crusade against the evils and sought for people's cooperation for a clean, transparent and stable government.

He also announced an amount of Rs one crore for development of the Buddha Park at Bomdila, West Kameng.

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