Aizawl: State chief minister of Mizoram, Zoramthanga, inaugurated Ph.D and M.Phil studies at Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) on Wednesday.
Zoramthanga also inaugurated the “wheelchair-user lift” at IASE building, constructed under Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan for the easy accessibility of people with disabilities.
At the inauguration, Zoramthanga stated that the state government gives utmost importance to health and education sectors and that he is pleased with the addition of M.Phil and Ph.D courses, and a lift at the institution for easy accessibility to people with disabilities.
He added that education should not only be used as a stepping stone to be employed but to continually commit towards the development of the state. He also called upon the qualified people to continually support the government.
Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) was first established in 1975 under the name- Mizoram Institute of Education (MIE). It was later changed to College of Teacher Education (CTE) in 1997. It was promoted to Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) in 2005 and started functioning as a full-fledged IASE institution from March 3, 2012. IASE Mizoram is the only institution in the country which has a multi-mode Bachelor of Education programme.