195 secondary schools to be merged with base schools in Assam


 Assam government on Friday issued an order to merge 195 newly provincialised secondary schools with base schools across the state.

According to an order issued by Mamata Hojai, Director of Secondary Education, Assam on August 25, 195 newly provincialised secondary schools all across the state will be merged with base schools.

“In pursuance of the Govt. orders issued vide no. ASE.73/2021/12, dated February 18, 2021, and as per approval of the Secondary Education Department, Govt. of Assam vide letter no. ASE.263/2022/244, dated August 6, 2022, the Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam is pleased to issue the order of merger of newly provincialised Schools with Base School of 195 Secondary Schools of Assam under ‘The Assam Education (Provincialisation of Services of Teachers and Re-organization of Educational Institutions) Act, 2017 as amended in 2018.”

In the order, the Director of Secondary Education, Assam has requested the concerned Inspector of Schools to instruct the Head of the institutions of newly provincials schools to shift all materials/articles/ school furniture etc. to the Base Schools immediately.

“The land, building and other assets of the newly provincialised schools shall vest with the government,” said the order copy.

Meanwhile, according to the order copy, out of 195 newly provincialised secondary schools 47 schools in Barpeta district, 13 schools in Bongaigaon district, 7 schools each in Cachar, Darrang and Sivasagar, 23 schools in Dhemaji, 18 schools in Dhubri, one school each in Dibrugarh, Sonitpur and Nalbari, 5 schools in Goalpara, 2 schools each in Goalpara and Tinsukia, 3 schools each in Hailakandi and Nagaon, 10 schools each in Jorhat and Lakhimpur, 4 schools each in Kamrup (M) and Karimganj, 18 schools in Kamrup (R), 9 schools in Morigaon, will be merged.