Inspects work on dev of park, water front Amrit Sarovar
KUPWARA: Principal Secretary, Skill Development Department, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, on Sunday said that education is the only potent tool towards transforming the society besides enabling us face all impending challenges of present era.
The Principal Secretary stated this while addressing a mega Education Conference, here, at Government Degree College (Boys) Kupwara, convened jointly by the district administration and Education Department, Kupwara.
Dr Samoon hailed the efforts of district administration for launching the unique and innovative project of Zimadari in Kupwara. “Zimadari” is a project of filling the infrastructural gaps in schools, uplifting the academic environment and personality development of students in rural schools. All stakeholders should work with zeal and enthusiasm for betterment of students,” asserted Dr. Samoon.
On the occasion, Deputy Commissioner gave a detailed overview of the prestigious project ‘Zimadari’ which is the base behind holding this Education conference. He shared the success stories of Zimadari project recorded in the district.
Deputy Commissioner said “Zimadari project is an initiative which has driven systematic transformation in education sector in the district. He added that the project has been launched in the district in collaboration with Parimal Foundation. This project is successfully transforming the schools into impressive learning centers with uplift in infrastructure, creation of inspiring environs and improvement in school results.
Director Education also spoke on the occasion and hailed the concept of innovation and digitization modules for skill orientation for youth. He said Kupwara will serve as a centre of inspiration for other districts of the UT.
District Coordinator, Project Zimadari, Miss Farhin (Parimal Foundation) highlighted the importance and benefits of the initiative.
The schools which exhibited exemplary performance in different thematic areas were felicitated with mementos and trophies. The Principal Secretary later inspected different stalls established by the students showcasing innovative models of education.
Dr. Samoon also inspected the ongoing work on park and water front Amrit Sarovar at Goos village of Block Hayhama, Kupwara.
Dr. Samoon, who is also Mentor Secretary for Kupwara district, applauded the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Dr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray and Rural Development Department (RDD) Kupwara for constructing a beautiful water front Amrit Sarovar and a park in the Goos village at entry point of Lolab valley.
“Rural Development Department has made its presence in rural areas through its massive programmes envisaging total rural transformation. RDD is effectively implementing MGNREGA in the district which is a major livelihood security and asset creation programme,” maintained Samoon.
The spot selected for the water front Amrit Sarovar at Goos is enchanting and magnificent with picturesque profile and dense green forests. Also, gushing water of Lolab Nallah add to the beauty of the destination attracting every passerby.
Dr. Samoon along with Deputy Commissioner enjoyed boating in the water front Amrit Sarovar.