Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on June 19 inaugurated one Adarsha Vidyalaya at Rangmahal, North Guwahati. At the same time he inaugurated Rangmahal Higher Secondary School built in the same building at the same campus.
Speaking on the occasion, Sarma termed the development a happy occasion as the state is witnessing dedication of 18 Adarsha Vidyalayas under CBSE which will be imparting studies in the English language and 19 vidyalayas in tea garden areas that will be imparting instructions in the Assamese language.
He said that inauguration of two schools in same building one in CBSE and other in SEBA at Rangmahal would encourage healthy completion in the campus. He on the occasion paid rich tributes to those personalities who took crucial role in establishing Rangmahal Higher Secondary School which has been creating human resources in the area for quite some time.
Chief minister Sarma also said that with the fact that government is taking steps to establish CBSE schools in the state, it will help students belonging to economically insolvent groups to study English in government schools.
He said that government is working to set up Adarsha Vidayalayas in 126 assembly constituencies and construction of 55 schools has been completed and work for remaining 71 is going on in full swing.
He said that these Adarsha Vidyalayas will have smart class rooms, with science laboratories, computer laboratories, library etc. Moreover, these schools will be enabled with ‘Project Child’ which will enable mental development along with the physical development of the students.
The chief minister said that government has taken steps to set up another Adarsha Vidyalaya at Changsari. Moreover, state government will take steps to revamp 2000 vernacular medium schools across the state with financial outlay of Rs 10 crore for each school.
Sarma also said that development of North Guwahati took a different dimension with different development projects. He said that once the under construction Guwahati-North Guwahati bridge over the Brahmaputra becomes operational, North Guwahati will assume greater importance.