CM launches STAR Education

Imphal, Oct 16 (DIPR): Chief Minister N Biren Singh today launched STAR Education Manipur at Classic Grande, Imphal.
The launch function was organised by the Department of Education (S).
 The STAR Education Manipur is a flagship programme of the State Government to transform the education system of Manipur.
Speaking at the occasion, N Biren Singh said that the focus of the current education system had now shifted from the earlier narrow vision of getting a Government job to a broader one of creating jobs and serving the Nation.
He further maintained the State Government, since its formation, had been doing things to serve its people in a better way.
The Government has also launched the School Fagathansi Mission  to give renewed thrust towards the improvement of Government schools both in terms of physical and manpower infrastructure, he added.
Mentioning that the State Government had also taken up welfare schemes in many sectors, the Chief Minister stated that many youth of Manipur now perform better in different fields.
He also maintained that the Government is always ready to support those who are hard working.
Delivering his presidential speech, Education Minister Sorokhaibam Rajen Singh stated that the education system in the State has considerably improved after the successful implementation of the School Fagathansi Mission.
To facilitate teachers in taking online classes effectively for higher education, recording studios had been set up in different colleges, he added.  
The Minister also appreciated Chief Minister N Biren Singh for his initiatives to develop the education infrastructure of the State.
He expressed his hopefulness that the STAR Education Manipur programme would facilitate teachers and students in their teaching and learning process and would play a key role in developing knowledge of students.
It may be mentioned that STAR Education Manipur would deploy an innovative technology and data-driven platform, coupled with high quality learning materials, effective training and ongoing coaching for teachers and school leaders, and technology-enabled support teams.
Commissioner (Education) M Harekrishna, Secretary to Chief Minister  N Geoffrey, Director, Education (S) L Nandakumar, co-founders of New Globe Jay Kimmelman and Dr  Shanon May and other officials attended the programme among others.
During the programme, the Chief Minister also released a leaflet on STAR Education Manipur.