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Mizoram govt to recruit faculties to solve manpower crunch

Newmai News Network
Aizawl | November 7

The Mizoram government would recruit faculties to solve manpower crunch in various colleges across the state, according to Mizoram Higher and Technical Education minister, Dr. R. Lalthangliana who said on Thursday. The minister was addressing the 41st general conference of Mizoram College Teachers’ Association (MCTA) at Mizoram Hindi Training College at Durtlang here.

Citing that he recognised the problems faced by various colleges due to absence of principals, Lalthangliana said that the government will fill vacant posts for principals in some colleges at the earliest. He also said that the government would take measures to recruit teachers and non-teaching staffs to solve manpower crunch.

According to the minister, 70 assistant professors were recruited under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) and efforts are on to upgrade colleges under the scheme. Emphasising the importance of quality education, Lalthangliana said that it is far important than high literacy.

He then asked the teachers to take efforts to produce "promising" students and to help promote their colleges from B grade to A grade. He also asked teachers to give priority to poor students. There are 24 government colleges and 617 members, including 28 professors, 405 associate professors and 184 assistant professors under MCTA.

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