Technical education policy to be implemented in Bihar: Modi

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Patna, Aug 08 (UNI) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the state government was seriously considering implementing the Technical Education Policy(TEP) soon.

Inaugurating a counselling camp for career and employment here, Mr Modi said the Bihar government was giving serious thought to formulate and implement the TEP to improve the level of technical education in the state.

'' Nine new ITIs would be opened in the state, '' he informed saying after that no district in Bihar would be without ITI.

The state government had proposal to open engineering colleges in Nalanda and Madhepura respectively, he said and added that the two engineering colleges in Sitamarhi and Darbhanga, closed since long, would be reopened soon.

Mr Modi said 26 leading companies were organising their counselling camp to recruit the students of Bihar for the first time.

It was for the first time that such a large number of companies were exhibiting their interests to recruit the students from Bihar in their organisations, he added.

'' During the first two and half years of the tenure of the NDA government, more than three lakh have been provided with government jobs, which is a record in itself, '' he said.

Mr Modi said recruitment process for 92,000 teachers would be set in motion soon as new regulation in this regard had been approved by the state Cabinet.

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