The Samagra Shiksha/ISSE, Department of Education Arunachal Pradesh organized a one-day State-level workshop on the formulation of the Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWP&B) for the years 2024-25 & 2025-26. The event took place at the State Banquet Hall, Itanagar.
Dignitaries present at the workshop included the Minister of Education, Taba Tedir, Commissioner of Education Amjad Tak, Secretary-cum-SPD Samagra Shiksha Pige Ligu, Director of Secondary Education Marken Kadu, Dy. SPD Neelam Tan, Dy Director SCERT Smti Drema Ringu, along with DDSEs, DPC, and Planning coordinators from across the state.
Addressing the gathering, Minister Taba Tedir emphasized the mandatory attendance of all DDSEs, directing action against those failing to participate. He urged education functionaries to be proactive, focusing on improving student learning outcomes. Minister Tedir stressed professionalism among teachers, urging them to be ready for service anywhere in the state.
Key issues highlighted included the improvement of the Performance Grading Index. Minister Tedir called for concerted efforts to elevate Arunachal Pradesh’s standing nationally. He assured his availability for addressing grievances related to the education system and learning outcomes.
Commissioner of Education Amjad Tak expressed regret over the closure of primary schools due to low enrollment. He called for innovative ideas to boost student attendance and emphasized the importance of the Vidhya Samiksha Kendra (VSK) in centralizing education regulation. Tak directed DDSEs to ensure timely responses and mandated teachers to upload their details in the Teacher Portal by Dec 31, 2023.
Secretary (Edn)-cum-SPD Pige Ligu outlined the aims and objectives of the workshop, emphasizing the need for a comprehensive two-year plan at the district level to address school requirements.
The second session, led by Dy.SPD Neelam Tan, covered planning processes, physical and financial norms, and program feasibility under the scope of Samagra Shiksha. State Project Coordinators presented PPTs on their interventions, providing insights into the dos and don’ts under the two-year comprehensive plan.