Visits Kashmir Cloth Mill; Inspects manufacturing of school uniform for public schools
SRINAGAR: To inspect manufacturing of uniforms for public schools, Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, visited Kashmir Cloth Mill at Zainakote Industrial Estate here on Monday, an official press note read.
The minister was accompanied by Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G.N Itoo, Special Project Director Sarwa Siksha Abhiyan, Dr Abdul Rashid War and Project Director RMSA, Tufail Mattoo, MD SICOP, R L Tickoo and other concerned officials.
During the inspection, Bukhari directed SICOP (Small Industries Development Corportaion Limited) not to take any commission for processing of school uniforms and asked them that it should be taken as CSR (corporate social responsibility) component, the press note read.
The minister also directed for establishing a colour code mechanism where a district would be allocated with a particular colour. The minister explained the colour coding would help in distinguishing students from different areas.
Altaf Bukhari also enquired about the status of the order for furniture for public schools given to SICOP and instructed for early completion of the order, added the press note.