Lumbini (Rupandehi), Jan 1: Minister for Education Girirajmani Pokharel has directed the district education officer to conduct campaign at district level to bring about reforms in education.
The Minister instructed the district officers while addressing a programme organized by the Regional Education Directorate Pokhara and coordinated by Rupandehi District Education Office here on Thursday evening.
Minister Pokharel said the education office along with schools, students, teachers and guardians should collectively aspire to produce human resource in consistent with the need of the 21st century.
The Minister shared that the government is making necessary preparation to come up with educational policy and programme in line with the new constitution and directed the employees to effectively implement the policy.
At the programme ‘Effects of earthquake and Madhes unrest in educational sector’ director-general of the Department of Education Khagaraj Baral and Regional Directorate Mitranath Gadtaula pledged to make education sector relevant and modern.
On the occasion, the district education officers of six districts of Lumbini zone and of Chitwan briefed that the earthquake and Madhes agitation had affected the teaching and learning of community schools for some weeks.
They had univocally demanded the political partiers and government to work together to declare school as peace zone.