Kamalanagar, 29 June, 2022: The Second Edition of Changmha Grammar & Composition published by District School Education Board, Chakma Autonomous District Council was released today in a programme organized in the CADC Conference Hall. Dg. Buddha Lila Chakma, Hon’ble CEM, CADC did the honour of releasing the book.
The programme was attended by Dg. Kali Kumar Tongcahngya, Chairman, CADC, Dg. Lakhi Dhan Chakma, Deputy Chairman, CADC, Dg. Molin Kumar Chakma, President, DSEB, Dg. H. Amaresh Chakma, MDC, Dg. Roymanikyo Chakma, Secretary, DSEB, Dgb. Mandira Chakma, Sr. Academic Officer and HODs of various departments.
Dgb. Mandira Chakma while tracing the contribution of the District School Education Board in the development of the Chakma language for learning and teaching in CADC expressed thanks to all those who have been instrumental in the journey thus far. She has especially named Dg. Laxmi Bushan Chakma, Dg. Jayan Chakma, Dg. Sujoy Chakma, Dg. Anantasen Chakma, Dg. Ashman Chakma, Dg. Shanti Jiban Chakma and Dg. Anil Chakma besides among others.
She urged the authority of CADC and the Civil Society Groups to take up the initiative for recognition of the Chakma language as a state language in Mizoram.
She also took up the matter of acute shortage of personnel in some very important posts of the Board.
Hon’ble CEM speaking lauded the achievements of the Board despite shortages of personnel in some important posts.
Taking reference of the issue of shortage of staff raised by Dgb. Mandira Chakma the CEM assured to look into the matter.
With regards to the recognition of the Chakma Language as state language he said, “No stone shall be left unturned” while adding collective effort will be important.
He lauded the effort of the team behind the successful project of bringing out a revised edition of the Chakma Grammar, first published in 2017, citing the task assumes a tough character given these are pioneering stages.