Ahead of the state Assembly polls, BJP-led government in Assam on Friday handed out appointment letters to 29,710 teachers. Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that as many as 71,000 teachers have been recruited in the last 5 years. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also attended the event. Provincialisation of services of 9,895 elementary, 4,996 secondary, 1,593 higher education teachers will provide great impetus to our education delivery and so will the filling up of 13,217 regular vacancies under the elementary/secondary Department, Sarma added.
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