With the aim to bring about massive changes in its present educational system, the Manipur cabinet on Monday has charted out a number of plans and policies. These plans which are intended to give a new touch to the educational system is also seen as a big boost for the students of the state. Briefing media persons, state education minister L. Jayentakumar revealed that the state cabinet, chaired by the chief minister, on Monday discussed and also approved some plans and policies of various Departments with main focus on the education department. The minister revealed that the Monday cabinet deliberated framing of merit scholarships, incentives for the students, upgrading, amalgamation and abolishing of schools, adopting the public private partnership (PPP) system etc.
The minister further informed under the merit scholarship 300 students each from the 10th standard and 12th standard will be provided with scholarship. While an amount of Rs. 6,000 would be given to the Class X students annually for a period of two years, a sum of Rs. 12,000 would be given annually to the students of Class XII for a period of three year, disclosed the minister. Read more at http://www.morungexpress.com/regional/11551.html