Accountability must to bring positive changes in education system: DSEK

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GANDERBAL: In order to bring positive changes in education system, the need of the hour is to make every person accountable. These views were expressed by Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Dr G N Itoo on Sunday during a detailed tour of district Ganderbal along with Head of the Trainings, Mehboob Hussain and Joint Director Central, Abid Hussain.
He said that irrespective of the post, whether the person is a teacher, headmaster, zonal education officer, principal or chief education officer, everyone has to hold himself accountable so that our young students can get better education, an official statement read.
He was touring district Ganderbal to review the status of the education system in the district.
Director School Education Kashmir along with Head of the Trainings inspected a teacher training centre at Sumbal and suspended one headmaster and some teachers for “negligence in duties” and responsibilities whereas, an explanation was sought from the concerned ZEO and his salary for the current month was kept withheld for “inadequate and unsatisfactory arrangements” at the training centre.
DSEK in the presence of Additional District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Nazir Ahmad Baba also reviewed the education sector of the district with all Principals, zonal education officers and headmasters. DSEK issued on spot suspension order in favour of Principal HSS Safapora for “non-compliance of orders” whereas the decision regarding the suspension of some other principals and headmasters was kept reserved till the report from concerned chief education officer was be received.
DSEK in the statement further said that during the current session “there will be no compromise on 100% attendance of students in schools, completion of syllabus on time, conduct of practicals and regular checking of notebooks of students by teachers”.
In his address, Additional District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Nazir Ahmad Baba said that “the children are our future and teachers can play a very important role in shaping our future”.
The queries and the points raised by the Incharge DIET Ganderbal were replied by Joint Director Trainings Mehboob Hussain. On the occasion Joint Director Central, Abid Hussain appraised all the concerned about the monitoring mechanism devised by the department.
Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo also visited Sainik School Manasbal and took stock of the facilities being provided to the students.
DSEK chaired another review meeting at Directorate of School Education Kashmir in which all the principals of the higher secondary schools of Srinagar district participated. He said that “there will be no compromise on performing the duties of any employee in the department and every employee of the department is under surveillance and we are all accountable”.