JK govt seeks funds to reconstruct burnt down schools

JK govt seeks funds to reconstruct burnt down schools

SRINAGAR: The J&K government has sought funds from the Government of India (GoI) to reconstruct school buildings which were burnt down in 2016. Speaking to Kashmir Reader, Commissioner Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah, said, “We have forwarded a detailed project report (DPR) to HRD ministry (GoI) for funds to reconstruct the buildings which were […]

100 ‘open-sky’ schools in Jammu to get buildings

100 ‘open-sky’ schools in Jammu to get buildings

Jammu: Nearly 100 open-sky schools in Jammu district, which often face closure due to bad weather, will get buildings by the end of 2017. The project has been taken up under the Jammu and Kashmir Government’s ‘TAMIER’ project, an official said on Sunday. Sub-divisional magistrates have been assigned the job of supervising the construction of […]

Three classrooms for 95 students in government school at Baramulla

Three classrooms for 95 students in government school at Baramulla

Baramulla: While the education department is often heard making claims of the quality education in government schools, most of the institutions on ground exhibit contradictions in these claims. A case in point is the Government Middle School, Janbazpora, situated only two kilometres from district headquarters of Baramulla. The school is providing just three classrooms for […]

Handwara students protest dearth of transport

Handwara students protest dearth of transport

HandwaRA: Students from Nowgam area of Handwara staged a protest against non-availability of adequate transport for students from the area studying in different schools in the town. Shouting slogans against the state government and transport authorities they alleged that there was only one public bus for all the commuters from the area in the morning. […]

Police issues advisory to schools in Jammu

Police issues advisory to schools in Jammu

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday issued an advisory to schools in Jammu region, asking them to ensure foolproof security and prevent entry of strangers on their premises on the Independence Day. The police have also asked authorities to advise students about “necessary precautions”, amid heightened threat perception of terror attack in the […]

HC asks for report on rebuilding of burned schools

HC asks for report on rebuilding of burned schools

Srinagar: Coming down heavily on the state government over the issue of schools burnt during the 2016 uprising, the J&K High Court on Thursday gave the government four weeks to finalise the entire process required to re-construct the schools and directed the commissioner secretary to forward a report to the finance secretary for the same. […]

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