With no building, Budgam primary school runs six classes

With no building, Budgam primary school runs six classes

BUDGAM: The Government Primary School Miripora here in central Kashmir’s Budgam district is running out of three small rooms of a decrepit rented accommodation with approximately 115 students on its rolls. Six classes are taught in these three rooms. The students frequently find themselves unable to focus on the teachers’ lectures as they study in […]

Gowalta residents protest staff shortage at school

Gowalta residents protest staff shortage at school

Baramulla: Residents of Gowalta village of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district staged a protest against the shortage of teachers in nearby government high school Gowalta. The protesters shouted slogans against the Education department, who, they said, failed to fulfil their demand repeatedly. They said that the school faced shortage of teaching staff for years […]

Primary school in Budgam has 30 students, no teacher

Primary school in Budgam has 30 students, no teacher

SRINAGAR: Government Primary School Bonyar Surasyar, in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, has no teacher at all to teach the more than 30 students enrolled there, locals said. Instead of posting a teacher here, locals allege, the School Education Department authorities are now shifting the enrolled students to a nearby middle school where they “are being […]

Despite merger, 2 rooms for 9 classes at Pattan school

Despite merger, 2 rooms for 9 classes at Pattan school

Baramulla: A primary and a middle school in Pattan area of Baramulla, merged two years ago, are grappling with space shortage despite the merger. Students and the staff said that they had just two rooms for the nine classes in the two schools. Sources said that the Government Primary School Chanpora and Government Middle School […]

Budgam schools to remain closed

Budgam schools to remain closed

BUDGAM: The Chief Education Officer (CEO) Budgam has ordered closure of government and private schools in the district on April 17 and 18 in the backdrop of parliamentary polls. The election for central Kashmir’s parliamentary seat is scheduled for April 18, Thursday. An order issued by the CEO has directed all the heads and class […]

Poll arrangements: 7 edu institutes to remain shut for week in Sopore

Poll arrangements: 7 edu institutes to remain shut for week in Sopore

Baramulla: Seven educational institutes identified for accommodation of government forces’ for Lok Sabha polls in Sopore sub division Baramulla district will closed from April 5 to 12. An order issued by Additional District Magistrate Sopore said that the campus of Agricultural University in Wadoora Sopore, Government Degree College com higher secondary school Hadipora, Government Higher […]

Budgam school upgraded twice ‘but on papers’

Budgam school upgraded twice ‘but on papers’

Srinagar: A plaque on the wall of Government Boys Secondary School, Watrad in Khansahib area of central Budgam district informs of the up-gradation of middle school to secondary level. The upgrade came in November 2006, but talk to anyone around, be a staffer or local villagers, the common complaint is that the upgrade has made […]

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