‘It’s a serious threat to their academic and future prosperity’
SRINAGAR: Students enrolled at government schools in Srinagar district are bunking classes most of the times prompting officials to issue strict instructions to the institutions.
A circular issued by Chief Education Officer Srinagar, Malik Naseer on Thursday reads, “It has come to the notice of the undersigned that students are bunking their classes and are found mostly in Jehlum Park…”
The truants have been “identified” to be the students of government boys and girls schools in the summer capital, the order said.
The order has said that the “adverse act on part of the students has to be stopped as they are befooling their parents as well as their teachers”.
The bunking of classes by the students “is a serious threat to their academic and future prosperity”, the order read.
“Now, in view of the above, all the Heads of the Institutions are placed under strict instructions to take necessary measures against the erring students found in the act in order to stop this kind of exercise in future and check regular attendance of the students,” it directed.
The CEO Srinagar has asked the heads of the institutions to inform the parents of the students bunking their classes.
An official in CEO Srinagar’s office told Kashmir Reader that the students bunking their classes were enrolled at schools in and around Srinagar city.
Asked whether students from any particular school had been reported to be bunking the classes, the official replied in negative.