Kathamandu–State-2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut insisted the need to keep all the responsibilities related to education under State government domain.
At the bi-cycle distribution function held in Mahottari on Wednesday, he stressed that the State government should be handed overall authority to make leap forward in education sector.
Arguing that the federal government's education policy has collapsed the entire education sector, he said the State government was ready to take leadership in education.
Today's need is technical education, Chief Minister Raut said, pledging efforts for making the State as a hub for technical vocational education.
He claimed that the state government's campaign for 'Protect Daughters, Educate Daughters' would bring educational revolution among women.
'Daughters should be understood as boon not the curse', he said, adding, 'Social transformation is possible onl;y when daughters are educated'. Meanwhile, bi-cycles were distributed at Pipara rural municipality, Jaleswor municipality and Ekdara municipality of Mahottari district under the 'Protect Daughters, Educate Daughters' campaign.
Total 272 (8th grader) girls students of the district were provided with bi-cycles on the presence of Chief Minister Raut. Also present on the occasion were former minister, central members from Samajbadi Party, State government ministers and local leaders.