THE STATE is moving in the direction of becoming an 'Education hub' of the country. The efforts of the state government in this direction have been lauded at the national level. Himachal Pradesh ranks number one in the education sector in the surveys conducted by various prestigious agencies.
The education sector in the state has witnessed silent revolution. The Technical University set up at Hamirpur has started functioning from this academic session. Likewise classes will begin in Atal Bihari Vajpayee Engineering and Technology Institute set up in Pragatinagar in district Shimla. Classes began in the year 2009 in the IIT at Kamand, district Mandi. National Institute of Fashion Technology set up in Chheb of Kangra District has also started functioning. It is one-of-its-kind institute in North India, he added, reported The Tribune.
Earlier, Akshay Pandit President of SCA welcomed the Chief Guest. Sanjay Chaudhry MLA, Kumud Singh SDM was also present on the occasion.