‘Sainik School Manasbal functioning satisfactorily’

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JAMMU: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Monday informed the House that as per the Memorandum of Association (MOA) of Sainik School Manasbal, the Principal/Registrar of Sainik School Manasbal is to be appointed by the Board of Governors headed by J&K Chief Minister.
He said similarly, the Principals have been appointed for Sainik School Manasbal from Defense Services as well as from State Education Department as per the circumstances and requirements of the School and the prevailing situation in the valley since 1990.
The Minister said this while replying in the Legislative Council to the discussion on a question by MLC, Mohammad Khursheed Aalam regarding the performance of School.
He informed that the accusation regarding unsatisfactory performance of Sainik School Manasbal is not true. However, he said that despite all odds the students of Sainik School Manasbal have performed well at all stages and have emerged successful with flying colors academically as well as in co-curricular activities which is evident from the results of the School for the past three years.
“Nevertheless, the School Management is trying its level to persuade and prepare its students for National Defense Academy. For this purpose the School has been conducting coaching and workshops and is always open to expert advice and expertise from any quarter to improve its performance,” he added.