Secretary Education to hear public grievances every Thursday at DSEK

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Class 5 to 8 Term 1st exams begins Monday

SRINAGAR: Secretary School Education Farooq Ahmad Shah along with other officers from Administrative Department will personally listen to the public grievances and issue on spot instructions for their redressal on every Thursday from 11 am to 2 pm at Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK).
This was stated by Director School Education Kashmir and Secretary JKBOSE Dr GN Itoo in a review meeting for the conduct of term 1st examination here on Saturday.
Referring to the seven point instructions issued by the Governor, Itoo sought progress report from all the officers regarding the implementation of the instructions. “The biometric attendance has been made compulsory for the attendance of all the employees and salary of employees should be strictly drawn as per biometric attendance. Necessary instructions in this regard have already been issued to all District Officers and Head of the Institutions,” he said.
During the meeting, DSEK also reviewed the arrangements for the conduct of Term 1st examinations starting from June 25 in all the districts of Kashmir division including Leh and Kargil.
Incharge examination Kashmir division, joint director trainings and head of SIE Kashmir Mehboob Hussain gave a detailed briefing to DSEK regarding the arrangements for the examinations. He said that a total of 2, 28, 372 (Two lakh twenty eight thousand three hundred and seventy two) students including that of Class 9th are appearing in this examination and the examinations shall start as per already notified date sheet.
DSEK Dr Itoo instructed all the concerned officers to be proactive during the conduct of the examinations so that the process runs smoothly. He said that due to some technical reasons the examinations for Class 9th have been postponed and new dates shall be announced separately.
The meeting was attended by personal officer DSEK, Joint Director North, Deputy Director Planning, all the chief education officers, Principals DIETs, OSD academics DSEK, Incharge Examination SIE Kashmir and other officers of the department.