Aizawl: Meeting of the Mizoram council of ministers on Monday agreed to initiate steps for establishment of a state university as required in the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
The meeting of the council of ministers, chaired by state Chief Minister Zoramthanga decided that a state university shall be established as the lone Mizoram University is a central university.
The meeting also approved the proposal for Amendment of the Mizoram Rights of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Rules, 2011.
Proposal for establishment of a separate Directorate of Nursing under the state Health and Family Welfare department was also approved by the council of ministers in addition to the Directorate of Health Services and the Directorate of Hospital and Medical Education.
Proposal for restructuring of Mizoram Health Services and Grievances of the Mizoram Government Doctor Association (MGDA), longstanding demand of the doctors working under the state government, was also approved.