SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday convened a meeting to review the progress with regard to the establishment of co-educational residential school for visually impaired children in Srinagar.
During the meeting, the divisional commissioner said that the government has selected rented accommodation comprising 35 rooms at Parimpora for a school for visually impaired children.
On the occasion, he constituted a committee comprising director social welfare, deputy director estates and the engineers to inspect the Parimpora rented building and asked them to furnish a complete report within seven days regarding infrastructure, hostel arrangements and other facilities so that classes in the said school will be started in the month of March 2017.
The provincial head of bureaucracy also directed the education department to provide teaching staff for the school having good experience to teach visually impaired students. He also directed revenue officials to identify the land for construction of school for visually impaired in Srinagar city and directed them to submit the detailed report within one month.