Bhubaneswar, 16/12:This day will always be remembered in the history of education in the state. As a landmark step towards building a new Odisha, the state government has given priority to the development of education and health in the state – the two sectors. The state government today recruited 6,131 teachers in all the districts across the state, following the distribution of smart health cards under the Biju Health Welfare Scheme and the transformation of 1,075 schools in the first phase of 5 high school transformation programs in the first phase. This is an all-time record in state employment history.
Inaugurating the orientation program for the newly-appointed teachers at Kalinga Stadium, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik said that education is a reflection of the collective hopes and aspirations of the society. He encouraged ordinary people as well to take part in solving this great task: “One of the things you and other people can do is keep up the pressure … there are going to be some difficult decisions for government”.
The chief minister said the children were a symbol of eternity. Teachers play a key role in instilling new hope, empowering their imagination, and engaging in learning. The Chief Minister advised the teachers to work for the development of creativity and confidence in the students.
Citing former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s remarks on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the role of teachers in society is as important as any other profession in the world. Therefore, the Chief Minister congratulated the newly appointed teachers for taking on such a great profession as teaching.
Informing about the ongoing transformation in the education sector in the state, the Chief Minister said that the infrastructure of various schools in the state has been transformed into five high school transformation programs and smart classrooms, e-libraries, modern laboratories, improved toilets and toilets. . “As many as 1,065 schools have been completed in the first phase,” he said. He spoke in support of the US Alliance, but said that maintaining some independence was important for teachers. He encouraged ordinary people as well to take part in solving this great task: “One of the things you and other people can do is keep up the pressure … there are going to be some difficult decisions for government”.
The function was attended by Minister Shri Niranjan Pujari Minister Mrs. Tukuni Sahu, Minister Shri Ashok Chandra Panda Minister Shri Sameer Das and others who were of the opinion that the transformation of the education system would make the dream of a new Odisha come true.
In just 47 days, 6,131 teachers have been hired.
Of these, 2236 are employed by arts teachers 1779 science 829 Hindi 796 Sanskrit PET and 3 Telugu teachers are employed.