Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday during a review meeting announced that Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) & Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) will be merged from next year i.e., 2022.
The announcement has been made while reviewing the functioning of Elementary Education and Secondary Education Departments.
However, Sarma has also announced the decision to convert all high schools into Higher Secondary (HS) schools.
Taking to Twitter, the Assam Chief Minister confirmed the news. “Took a host of decisions at a review meeting with Elementary & Secondary Education Depts. These include merging all LP and nearby ME schools, SEBA & AHSEC, Elementary & Secondary Education Depts, among others. We also decided to convert all high schools into HS schools.”
The merging will be done keeping in view the New Education Policy . A total of 1000 schools will be converted into Higher Secondary in the first phase . The CM further directed all lower primary schools to be merged with the nearby ME (middle English) schools to prevent the dropout of students .