West Bengal govt to introduce English medium teaching in 65 state-run schools
West Bengal government will start English medium teaching at primary and secondary levels in around 65 state-run schools from the next academic session. Out of these 65 schools, 44 are in the primary section while 21 are in the secondary section.
Partha Chatterjee, Education Minister of West Bengal, said, "Now the state-run government schools will also offer English based education from the next academic year starting March/ April 2019."
"The English medium education will start in fifty to sixty state-run schools initially in Kolkata and other districts of West Bengal. The government will introduce in other schools gradually," Chatterjee further stated.