PM urged to prioritise education
KATHMANDU: A delegation of professors from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, Nepal Sanskrit University and Purbanchal University today met Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal and urged him to give special priority to the education sector for the development of the nation.
The delegation, with the coordination of Rameshwor Upadhaya, general
secretary of Nepal University Teachers’ Association, urged the PM to increase
the budget for the development of the
Issuing a statement in the capital today, the NUTA said the government should invest more on the education sector as it was the most essential factor for the development of the nation.
It stated that the government should include professors while making policies for universities and sought financial support to develop the infrastructure of universities and colleges. It also stated that the government should guarantee security for teachers and create an environment where teachers could teach in a free manner without threats or fear.
According to the statement, the NUTA also urged the government for the formation of Service Commission in KU and NSU, Rs 10 million financial assistance for the expansion of NUTA’s guest house at Kirtipur and Rs 4 million to conduct seminars, workshops and interactions for the development of the education sector.