Govt mulls 2-day weekly holiday at educational institutions: Dipu Moni
The government is contemplating introduction of a two-day weekly holiday at educational institutions soon, Education Minister Dipu Moni has said.
She said such an initiative is being considered to save electricity at educational institutions.
Dipu Moni also said the government has announced a two-day weekly holiday in all educational institutions from 2023.
"We are thinking about whether it will be implemented from now to save electricity," she said.
The decision will be announced soon, she added.
Highlighting the government's new curricula and projects in technical education, the Education Minister said the government has placed special emphasis on acquiring technical skills. "We want to ensure that our students become skilled in technical education. The government of Sheikh Hasina has paid attention on how to turn students into humane and creative human beings.
The Education Minister said the government is considering establishing a technical training centre at each upazila in the country.
"Fifty such training centres have been provided with Tk 70 crore for setting up labs and related works," he said.
So, we should not allocate money only, we must also to spend the money for achieving skills by students.