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 […]

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 […]

SIE questioned for retaining school teachers at office

SIE questioned for retaining school teachers at office

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: While relieving teachers to the Directorate of School Education and several District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs), where they were posted earlier, the State Institute of Education (SIE) Kashmir, the divisional level institute for teachers’ training, has ironically not detached teachers taken from schools. Post the government orders of sending attached […]

Shopian school functioning from rented premises since 1966

Shopian school functioning from rented premises since 1966

Shopian: Established in 1966, a vital government school at Dangarpora village in Turkwangam hamlet of district Shopian has been without its own building since its establishment. The rented space provided by the authorities is too small and lacking in basic infrastructure. Education Department insiders told Kashmir Reader that this school was established over fifty years […]

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