DSEK for enrolment of all children in schools to improve literacy rate

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SRINAGAR: Appealing for the complete enrolment of all the children in the schools to improve the literacy rate, Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Dr G N Itoo has said that Village Education Committees (VECs) and School Management and Development Committees (SMDCs) can play a vital role in improving the teaching learning process in the schools by monitoring the school activities and providing suggestions to the department.
DSEK said while participating in 18 Days Community Mobilization Programme in far flung areas of District Kulgam including Zone Dumhaal Hanjipora.
He said that for making the efforts of the department fruitful, head of the institutions and teachers should make sure the participation of community in the school activities.
According to a statement issued here, the campaign for Education for All, highlighting its importance, awareness about various schemes of the government for the benefit of the people especially students and the complete enrolment of left out children in the district was carried out during the programme.
The programme has been started in all the six zones of the district and DSEK participated in the programme in Zone Dumhaal Hanjipora which was attended by a large number of committee members and common people. He informed the people about many schemes of the Department including scholarships.
DSEK appealed the parents to avail different schemes of the department by enrolling their wards in government schools. During the programme many cultural programmes were presented by the students for which they were presented with certificates and cash prizes. DSEK also took stock of the teaching learning process in far flung areas of the District.
The programme was attended by Chief Education Officer Kulgam, Principal DIET Kulgam, Deputy Chief Education Officer Kulgam, Zonal Education Officers of the district, members of the VECs and SMDCs, teachers, students and people in large numbers.