Govt school in main Shopian town occupied by CRPF

Govt school in main Shopian town occupied by CRPF

SHOPIAN: A government primary school in Batpora area of main Shopian town has been occupied by paramilitary forces since 2002, its students forced to take their classes under open sky in a nearby high school. About 61 students and four teachers of the primary school conduct all school activities in an open space of a […]

Ironies of plenty: Classes empty in Baramulla as schools opened in excess of need

Ironies of plenty: Classes empty in Baramulla as schools opened in excess of need

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Indicating the sorry state of affairs in the School Education Department, several classes at schools in many education zones of Baramulla district have zero enrolment, sources revealed. In the ongoing academic session, 2018-19, the entire Class 6th “is missing” at Middle School, Sriwarpora, in the district’s Nihalpora education zone, a teacher posted […]

Minimal staff, hazardous infrastructure for these Shopian schools

Minimal staff, hazardous infrastructure for these Shopian schools

SHOPIAN: Two government-run middle schools in Meminder area of Shopian district are in the poor state as one school at Chanpora has only four students and a teacher while the other, a primary school in Meminder’s Sheikhnad locality, is running operations out of an unsafe building. A teacher posted in Sheikhnad Primary School told Kashmir […]

DSEK for enrolment of all children in schools to improve literacy rate

SRINAGAR: Appealing for the complete enrolment of all the children in the schools to improve the literacy rate, Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Dr G N Itoo has said that Village Education Committees (VECs) and School Management and Development Committees (SMDCs) can play a vital role in improving the teaching learning process in the schools […]

Over half of Srinagar’s schools work out of rented premises

Over half of Srinagar’s schools work out of rented premises

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Demonstrating the School Education Department’s apathy towards its portfolio as is in evidence in the state capital, more than half the schools in the education zones of Srinagar are without buildings of their own, data has revealed. As many as 276 schools in these education zones, accounting for over 53 percent of […]

Govt middle schools in sorry plight in Kulgam

Govt middle schools in sorry plight in Kulgam

Kulgam: Two government-run middle schools in far-flung areas of Kulgam district are termed ‘schools’ as a mere tag as both lack all infrastructure, even buildings. The Government Middle School in Gujjar-basti Avil village has 90 students on its rolls but only four rooms to accommodate them in nine classes. Both teachers and students have a […]

Utter neglect at three-room school in Jogimarg

Utter neglect at three-room school in Jogimarg

Kulgam: A vital government school at Jogimarg in Kulgam district’s remote Damhal-Hanjipora belt has a total of only three rooms as infrastructure, where children are forced to have classes under the open sky while the authorities watch on as mute spectators. This government school, according to teachers posted there, has good enrolment figures as compared […]

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