Aimed at engaging parents, school management committee: ZEO
Pampore: Under the banner of SAMAGRHA Shiksha, a Community Mobilization Programme was conducted at the Government Middle School in Ladhoo village, Pampore Tehsil, located in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday. The event, organized by the Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) Pampore in partnership with the Chief Education Officer (CEO) Pulwama, aimed to strengthen community engagement in education.
The event was graced by Abdul Rasheed, Zonal Education Officer Pampore, who served as the chief guest. The program witnessed enthusiastic participation from teachers, staff, students, parents, senior citizens, Sarpanch, and various other esteemed dignitaries from the area, reflecting the collaborative spirit of the community.
During the day-long program, speakers emphasized the importance of education and community involvement. They underscored the collective responsibility of safeguarding government schools in villages, where local children receive their education.
ZEO Pampore Abdul Rasheed addressed the gathering, emphasizing that it is the collective duty of the community to protect these schools. Citizens were encouraged to actively participate by visiting these schools and seeking help from teachers when needed. He stressed the vital role of community support and invited stakeholders to collaborate and make a positive impact on the education system.
The program included a cultural performance by students from the school, showcasing their talents before guests, teachers, and other stakeholders. ZEO Pampore Abdul Rasheed highlighted that the SAMAGRHA Shiksha initiative has initiated a week-long program in the Education Zone Pampore, focusing on active engagement of stakeholders, including parents and School Management Committee (SMC) members.
He underlined the crucial role these stakeholders play in the education system’s success and their responsibility in safeguarding schools. The program aimed to convey the importance of these roles and responsibilities to ensure a well-functioning education system.
“We have 7 clusters, and this programme will continue for seven days in these clusters of Education Zone Pampore. Our goal is to convey the importance of this programme to all stakeholders so they understand their role in education and how to fulfill these responsibilities,” the ZEO Pampore said.