Chief Minister of Tripura Dr. Manik Saha along with Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath inaugurated the first English medium general degree college of the state in the city having 100 intake capacity. The first five basic subjects of the arts stream include compulsory Bengali and English. Tripura government has built the general degree college at a budget of Rs 1 crore by renovating an old Teaching College.
Key Points related to First English Medium Government College of Tripura
- The state government aims to make the state an education hub with the inauguration of its first English medium government college.
- A large number of schools at each of the revenue blocks have been converted into an English medium government institution with all modern educational tools.
- The exact syllabus of CBSE has been introduced in the schools which are followed by recruiting a large number of trained teachers and training up to over 40,000 existing teachers.
- The government has also introduced several programs to plug the dropout rates of Tripura with the help of new initiatives.