CMSSY: Each dist will be given Rs 4 crore for bottom-up planning

CMSSY: Each dist will be given Rs 4 crore for bottom-up planning

ITANAGAR, Sep 13: The first State Level Executive Committee meeting of Chief Minister Samast Shiksha Yojana (CMSSY) was held here at conference hall of Directorate of Higher and Technical Education on Wednesday in order to finalise the Annual Action Plan under the State flagship programme. Each district is to be allocated an amount of Rs 4 crore for their district level plans for bottom-up planning, said an official release here.

The meeting was chaired by Secretary (Education) Dr Madhu Rani Teotia. The other members present were Secretary (Finance) Y Ringu, OSD (Finance) Dani Pyaro, Deputy Commissioners of Upper Siang, Anjaw, Kamle & Tirap, Director Higher Education, Director Secondary Education, ADC/CO/DDSE representatives of DC Longding, DC West Siang, DC West Kameng, DC Namsai, DC Changlang, DC Lohit, DC Papumpare, DC East Kameng, DC Lower Subansiri, DSPD-ISSE and DDEE (HQs).

The members were briefed about the priority sectors as per the guidelines of the scheme. Secretary (Education) stressed on proposals which were concerned directly with improving the academic results. Regular PTA meetings, remedial classes, library books including newspapers, magazines, school diaries, etc were given the priority.

It was stated that construction of girls’ toilets in all the schools of concerned districts should be prioritized first. New construction and previous year liabilities were kept out of purview of CMSSY.

Secretary (Finance) emphasized on proper utilization of funds under the scheme and was of the view that no liabilities for the State should be created.

Presentations made by Longding, West Kameng, West Siang and Tirap districts were appreciated, as per the guidelines. Necessary modifications and amendments were informed to the members and accordingly it was suggested that same criteria should be adopted for approving the proposals of those districts which did not attend the meeting.

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