Sports necessary for better development of students

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SRINAGAR: Terming sports and other activities necessary for better development of students, Secretary Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah has said that teaching fraternity can play a vital role in harnessing their abilities to make students’ future bright.
He expressed these views while touring various schools of district Baramulla along with Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo. They visited many which include Primary School Qazipora, High School Ferozpora, High School Hardmaadam and Higher Secondary School Kunzar, a handout read.
Taking stock of the basic infrastructure, computer, laboratory and other facilities in these schools, secretary education said that during the current year the department will strengthen the basic infrastructure and provide laboratory facilities in the schools.
Terming the students “a guarantee of a bright future”, secretary education stressed upon all the teachers to start door-to-door drive for the increase of student enrolment in schools, it read.
He said, “Our department has teachers with exceptional abilities and it is expected from them to transmit these qualities into their students.”
Referring to the recent engagement of 1463 temporary contractual teachers in Kashmir, he said that the department is committed to provide sufficient staff to every nook and corner of the state to provide quality education to the students.
During the tour, secretary education also attended a prize distribution ceremony at Army Goodwill School Tangmarg during which he said our students are very talented and there was need to harness their talent, the handout added.