Development of herbal gardens necessary for feasible teaching-learning environment

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SRINAGAR: Secretary Education Farooq Ahmad Shah and Director School Education Dr G N Itoo on Saturday along with hundreds of students visited one day flower exhibition at Floriculture Mandi at Rajbagh organised by Department of Floriculture.
On the occasion, Secretary Education said for effective teaching-learning process there should be feasible environment in schools as introduction of herbal gardens in the schools and the fragrance of flowers would add to the healthy development of students.
Speaking about the scheme of herbal gardens in the schools, Secretary Education directed all those heads of the institutions where there was availability of land for the development of herbal gardens in their schools to take necessary steps in this regard.
He said, “Herbal gardens and the cultivation of flowers will make the environment clean in the schools,” adding that students were brought to the exhibition to develop interest in them to cultivate flowers.
On the occasion, Secretary Education and Director School Education Kashmir visited stalls presented by registered gardeners of Srinagar, Budgam, Ganderbal, Baramulla and other districts. They along with students obtained knowledge about different flowers displayed on the occasion.