The District Primary Education (DEP) department of Netrakona organized a discussion on “Ensuring quality primary education” at local public hall on Tuesday.
The meeting was chaired by Director General of primary education department Dr AFM Monjur Kadir. Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Sajjadul Hassan, Secretary of Primary and Mass Education Akram-aL-Hussain, Officiating Deputy Commissioner of Netrakona Ariful Islam, Chairman of Netrakona Zila Parishad Prasanta Kumar Ray and Additional Police Super of Netrakona SM Ashraful Alam were present as special guests.
Secretary of PMO Sajjadul Hassan has urged the primary school teachers to provide the students with quality education so that they can groom them up as enlightened citizens.
Recalling outstanding contributions of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman for reaching the light of quality education to the primary level students, Sajjadul Hassan said, the government led by Bangabandhu nationalized over 37,000 primary schools in the country after independence.
He said, the present government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been implementing many pragmatic programmes to reach the quality education to every areas including hard to reach areas of the country.
The government of Sheikh Hasina has nationalized 26,194 new primary schools, built up multimedia classrooms and strengthened the learning capacity of the schools though providing them with digital equipments including computer, laptop and multi-media projector. Some 1.30 crore primary school students are getting stipend, he said adding that salaries of the primary school teachers were also increased during the last ten years, the PMO added.