Aizawl: In Mizoram, the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), a flagship program of the Central Government under the Ministry of Human Resource Development is making a significant headway, catering to the educational needs of the rural poor. In a remarkable feat undertaken under RMSA, 92 secondary schools were opened of which 2397 students have passed their matriculation examinations during the last five years, reports AIR Thursday.
Deputy Project Director C Chawngthantluanga said that government secondary schools in Mizoram are making a headway with the successful implementation of the RMSA scheme. He said that secondary schools have been opened in the remotest corner of the state under RMSA, which is really a boon for the rural masses.
He said that Secondary schools are now being opened even in the remotest villages where there was no secondary school before. With the successful implementation of RMSA, the state is witnessing remarkable progress in school education. Students from the remotest villages are now making a mark in HSLC results.
Elaborating the achievement of secondary schools which were opened under RMSA, the AIR quoted the Deputy Project Director as saying that 215 students passed their matriculation examinations in 2012 – 13, 646 in 2013 – 14, 538 in 2014 – 15, 605 in 2015 – 16 and 393 in 2016 – 17, making it a total of 2397 clearing their matriculation examinations during the last five years.
Construction of school building, extension of classrooms in 198 government schools, construction of computer room, construction of separate boys & girls toilet are being taken up under RMSA in the state.
With the opening of secondary schools under RMSA in the remotest corner of the state, it is remarkable that students from the remotest villages are now able to clear their matriculation examinations from their homestead.