OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

BTC AT A GLACE IN EDUCATIONAL PROSPECTIVE

The Modern age of Educational History in BTAD begain with the annexation of Assam with the British Empire in accordance with the treaty of "Yandabu" in 1826.

According to the report of late W. Robinson, who was appointed the first Inspector of Schools in 1840 for the Brahmaputra valley a deplorable condition of the indigenous educational institutions prevailed in 1841 and through the efforts of government and other agencies new initiatives were taken to open new education institutions. By 1875, the number of educational institutions for General Education rose to 1,293 with an enrolment of 31,462.
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