A review meeting was held on Tuesday to monitor the progress regarding implementation of various MHRD schemes in north Indian states.
The meeting was chaired by Union Secretary MHRD, Anil Swarup. Secretary School Education Farooq Ahmed Shah, Members of National Council for Teacher Education, Senior Officers from MHRD, Special Project Directors of RMSA & SSA of participating states including Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi were present in the meeting.
The representatives of different states provided the details about the progress of the activities related to school education in their respective states.
Secretary MHRD appreciated the states about the progress in different schemes and stressed on expediting effective implementation of schemes.
The Secretary MHRD also reviewed implementation of centrally sponsored schemes and asked the representatives of states to gear up for achieving the objectives of schemes.
The meeting also discussed road map to achieve goals in infrastructure building, training, DIETs and up- gradation of school education.
Swarup expressed keen interest in upgrading the infrastructure of school education in J&K and hoped that it is one of the priority sectors of the state.
He stressed on sharing ideas and roadmaps between different states in achieving the positive results of the schemes.
“Idea to meet here is that states with similar or difficult things do and learn from each other,” Swarup said.
The social networking can be bring positive change in school education, the Secretary asked the officials to get all officers, teachers on twitter for remarkable positive use.
“Positive work should be highlighted on twitter.”