Secy edu reviews progress of works on school buildings

JAMMU: To review the pace of constructions works of school buildings and other works going on in education sector in Kashmir division, Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah convened a meeting on Thursday.
In a video conference, Director School Education Kashmir along with other officers of the department briefed secretary education about the works which have been undertaken.
Shah directed the officials to personally monitor the construction works and ensure their completion before the start of the session, an official handout read.
Secretary education directed all the chief education officers to complete all the arrangements for the smooth beginning of the academic session for the students. He also directed to complete the transfer process of teaching staff before the start of the new session so that the new session starts without any hindrance, the handout read.
He directed the engineering wing of the department to expedite the construction work of the school buildings in order to complete them within the stipulated time.
There are 19 works in progress in Anantnag district, 14 in Baramulla, 9 in Kulgam, 4 in Budgam, 2 in Samba, 12 in Doda, 29 in Kupwara, 6 in Pulwama and 7 in Srinagar among which most of the buildings have been completed while some are at the last stage of completion. During the meeting, the secretar, also sought details about the release of salaries of the teaching staff, the handout added.