Smriti Irani assures AAPSU on CBSE branch office

Itanagar: Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani has assured to take up the proposal for early establishment of a CBSE branch office here to mitigate the sufferings of students in the state.

Irani’s assurance came when a delegation of All Arunachal Pradesh Student’s Union (AAPSU) led by its general secretary Biru Nasi and spokesperson Tanya Agu called on her at New Delhi on Monday and submitted a memorandum.

To another demand for establishment of a law school in the state, the union minister suggested that the delegation team take the matter up with the law ministry, a communiqu informed here.

Speaking on the occasion, Nasi apprised the union minister about the problems encountered by students and parents of Arunachal Pradesh due to absence of branch office of CBSE, to which all schools in the state are affiliated, at Itanagar.