Reformative measures in education resulted in enhanced literacy rate: Health min

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‘Pvt sector effectively supplementing govt’s efforts in education sector’

JAMMU: Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat has lauded the role of private sector in the field of education and said that revolutionary transformation has been witnessed for the past two decades in the state. He said private sector has created the competitiveness amongst the students and parents and thrust is being given on the selection of quality institutions.
Speaking at an annual day function of DRS Kids International School, Bishnah which was held here on Friday, the minister said that “several reformative measures have been taken to improve the quality of education and infrastructural facilities at the doorstep of students in the state” during the past many years resulting in substantially enhanced literacy rate.
He called upon the private institutions to focus on quality education besides shaping the future of students in such a way that they compete in the market after obtaining formal education. He also called for inculcating moral education and co-curricular activities in the students for their overall development and “making them responsible citizens so that they contribute in the nation building and societal reforms”, he asserted.
Congratulating the management of DRS Kids International for completing their four years in service and for their efforts to spread quality education in rural areas, the minister wished them success to achieve new heights.
He said the annual day celebrations provide an opportunity to the teachers and parents to introspect their efforts, achievements and shortfalls on the performance of child during the year so that the necessary corrective measures are taken to overcome these.