The Science & Technology deptt. of the Assam Govt.has launched a new scheme on experimental basis to promote science education by adopting a school in each constituency. A total of 126 schools will be covered in this scheme and the deptt on its own will appoint 260 science and maths teachers on contractual basis for 3 years.
Announcing this, the Science & Technology Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sharma on Wednesday said that the schools choosen for the implementation of the scheme will be provided with a science laboratory besides other learning tools and instruments.He was of the view that after completion of the experimental period of 3 years,the outcome will be given to the education deptt. to enhance the project. The 6 Crore project will also include providing science magazines and other tools viz. water testing, soil testing, microscope and etc to the schools, the Minister said adding the appontment process will purely be on merrit basis.