Education Minister bats for technical education



Kathmandu, Sept 24 (RSS): Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that the government was focusing more on technical education. 

Speaking at the 2nd annual general meeting of Khamtel Development Forum on Monday, Minister Pokharel added that as the world itself was becoming technology friendly, the government was also prioritizing vocational and technical education. 
He also shared that the government was planning to open technical schools and colleges in various parts of the country to produce skilled human resources. 

Speaking at the same programme, lawmaker from Khotang district Bishal Bhattarai said technical education was the foundation of national development so the government should invest more in this sector. The forum is an organization founded by the people of Khamtel in Khotang and now residing in Kathmandu. The AGM has elected a new working committee under the chair of Dr Bhagvat Acharya.