The Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said that government is committed to provide all the necessary facilities to the students and to improve the existing infrastructure to make the education sector more vibrant. The Minister said this while addressing the officers during a meeting he chaired regarding the finalization of furniture for various schools throughout the State.
The meeting was attended by Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director School Education (Kashmir), Dr G N Itoo, MD SICOP, R L Tickoo, Project Director RMSA, Tufail Matoo and other concerned officers.
The meeting was informed that 1,60,000 double seated desks will be made available to the government schools throughout the State and it was said that various steps are afoot to improve academic scenario.
On the occasion, Bukhari said that all the furniture will be acquired from J&K Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Limited (SICOP).
The meeting also discussed various issues regarding the upgradation of infrastructure in schools and other related matters.