PAMPORE: Local residents of Samboora village in Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district have demanded authorities for constructing a new building for Government Primary School which was damage in 2014 floods.
The demand was raised by parents during an enrollment drive which was launched by government primary school Samboora.
Reyaz Ahmad Dar, a local resident from Samboora told Kashmir Reader that one of his kids is in primary school and another kid was admitted by him into the school on Tuesday.
The school building was declared unsafe in 2014 and since then we have been moving from pillar to post pleading before authorities for dismantling this building,” he said.
The residents demanded that a new building be constructed for the safety of the students.
They also demanded for construction of a new wall around the school. Tehsildar Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din told Kashmir Reader that he had a thread bear discussion with parents of students and teachers.
He said that they have issues with unsafe buildings.”I will take up this with higher authorities,” he said.
Zonal Education Officer Pampore, Mushtaq Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that the R&B department declared it unsafe after the 2014 floods.
“I have moved applications before Deputy Commissioner Pulwama and other organisations for a new building for primary School Samboora,” he said. He added that they projected it back to the village programme also. He said that they received no response from authorities till date.