Conrad fights for the introduction of foreign languages ​​in the programs


SHILLONG, Aug 8: Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has suggested the introduction of foreign languages ​​in the curriculum, while saying that it will not only increase the level of education in Meghalaya but also the employability skills of young people from the state.
Addressing a rally at the inauguration of the College of Nursing at Dr H Gordon Roberts Hospital, Shillong, the Chief Minister said the hospital had over the years overcome challenges with the aim to serve humanity with dedication.
“From a humble beginning in the school of nursing with just two students in the College of Nursing as it stands today, the hospital, its staff and faculty have overcome the challenges and it is encouraging to note that the College of Nursing is being inaugurated in the 50th year of the state’s existence,” said the Chief Minister.
Stressing that it is imperative for the hospital and the College of Nursing to consider producing caring, dedicated and loyal nurses, the Chief Minister said: “With the support, guidance and support of the Presbyterian church, that college will produce nurses that won’t. not only save lives but also make a difference in people’s lives.
He said more institutes like this should be established in Meghalaya and channel the potential of young people in the right direction.
Suggesting the introduction of foreign languages ​​into the curriculum, the Chief Minister said: “We have a huge population of young people and there is a huge opportunity for our young people in the next few years to be employed in various sectors in countries like Japan and Thailand where the population is aging. »
Urging the college and hospital to ensure that professional standards are at international level, the chief minister also assured government support for the institution.
Others who were part of the inaugural program include Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui, officials, et al.


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