SHOPIAN: Education is a powerful tool that empowers people to achieve great results and no individual or nation can prosper without knowledge, this was stated by District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Gazanfar Ali here on Tuesday.
Gazanfar Ali said that development in society was only possible by achieving education and “it is our responsibility to create the educational environment in institutions”, adding that district administration would support all educational institutions at any level, official handout read
He was speaking in a meeting convened for the smooth functioning of education institutes in the district at Mini Secretariat, Arhama, Shopian.
The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Parvaiz Sajad Ganie, assistant commissioner revenue, chief education officer, principals of degree colleges, higher secondary schools, zonal education officers, and headmasters of the high and middle schools of the district.
During the meeting, participants apprised the DDC regarding various issues faced by the educational institutes including lack of infrastructure, fencing and other requirements, the handout read.
Further, it was suggested that in order to bring the all-round development of the students, they should be engaged in different activities which among others include quiz competitions, debates, symposiums, paintings, nurturing the culture of innovation, sports activities, and other activities, it added.