Emphasise on academics: DSEK to officials

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir, Muhammad Younis Malik on Saturday asked the officers to emphasize upon all the participants that academics is the prime focus of the department for which necessary infrastructural development is pre-requisite. According to an official statement, he stated this while chairing meeting of officers of the Department and Engineers. “It is […]

Space constraint makes Bandipora school hold classes in kitchen

Space constraint makes Bandipora school hold classes in kitchen

Bandipora: The glaringly poor infrastructure of Kashmir’s government schools has yet another instance at a government-run high school in Banakoot village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district, only a few kilometres from the district headquarters. Due to space constraints, a classroom of this school operates from a dark and tiny room filled with kitchen utensils and […]

Jama’at offices, school sealed in Bandipora

Jama’at offices, school sealed in Bandipora

BANDIPORA: The tehsil office and district headquarter and of Jama’at-e-Islami in Bandipora were sealed on Friday by revenue officials accompanied by police. According to sources, apart from sealing the offices at Bagh area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, a primary school was also sealed. The revenue officials including Tehsildar Bandipora and DySP and SHO, who […]

Ban on Jama’at run schools to hit education of 75,000 students

Ban on Jama’at run schools to hit education of 75,000 students

Anantnag: The future of more than 75000 students, studying in over 350 schools run by the Falah-e-Aam Trust (the education and leisure wing of Jamaat-e-Islami) hangs in balance as the Ministry of Home Affairs has deemed JeI as an “unlawful association”. Following the ban, which came on Thursday evening and says nothing about the Falah-e-Aam […]

In J&K, 5,433 schools don’t have drinking water, over 3k without toilets

In J&K, 5,433 schools don’t have drinking water, over 3k without toilets

Srinagar: More than 5,000 schools in J&K – accounting for more than 24 percent of the institutions – do not have drinking water facility and over 3,000 of them are still without a toilet for its students, despite funds for the latter “already available” with the School Education Department (SED). The department is now mulling […]

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