CEO Pulwama travels to tribal areas of Pampore to listen to public grivences

PAMPORE: Chief Education Officer (CEO) Pulwama Abdul Hye Rafiqi along with other officials of education department visited forflung schools in tribal areas of Pampore on foot to take stock of problems being faced by teachers and students in these areas of Pampore in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
This is the first time a high rank officer of the Education department Pulwama visited these places on foot, tracking about 8 kilometres.
People of these areas praised the Chief Education Officer Pulwama and other Education Officers for coming to their door steps and listening to their grievances which normally go unheard.
Officials from Education department told Kashmir Reader that Chief Education Officer Pulwama Abdul Hye Rafiqi along with district Education Planning Officer Manzoor Ahmad Khan and Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) Pampore Mushtaq Ahmad visited government Primary School Bokhda Mohla Babseer and Upper Primary School Mandakpal the most far flung areas of Education Zone Pampore.
Zonal Education Office Pampore officials were accompanying the officers on this visit.
The Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs), parents and other elders of tribal Gujjar and Bakerwal Community were present who appraised the Officers for visiting this far-flung mountainous terrains where life is very hard and cumbersome during all seasons.
The locals brought all their problems before the officers who assured all help and solution of the problems faced by the people.
The officers appealed to the people to help the department to take the education sector to its heights and make sure that no child be left without schooling now because every child has a right to education and the department is all engaged to reach every child whether he may be in rural or urban areas.
Chief Education Officer Pulwama Abdul Hye Rafiqi requested the teachers fraternity to know all about the new education policy to overcome all challenges ahead in implementing the same. The officers encouraged the people for their support during the visit, he told Kashmir Reader.
The elders of the locality thanked the Officers for timely availability of facilities under various government schemes like midday meals, uniforms, textbooks, scholarship etc to the schools and the people especially belonging to the Gujjar and Bakerwal Community, he said.

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