Broken school building at Yatipora Palhallan threatens lives of students

Broken school building at Yatipora Palhallan threatens lives of students

BARAMULLA: Poor infrastructure at Government Boys Primary School Yatipora Palhallan in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district has put the lives of the school’s students at risk as the possibility of the school building’s sudden collapse looms over them every day. Scores of students studying at the school are anguished over the non-serious attitude of the government […]

In Srinagar, pvt schools outnumber govt counterparts, enroll thrice as many students

In Srinagar, pvt schools outnumber govt counterparts, enroll thrice as many students

Srinagar: Post the clubbing of schools by the School Education Department (SED), private schools in Srinagar have outnumbered their government counterparts with student enrolment more than thrice of that in government schools. Official figures with the SED, accessed by Kashmir Reader, reveal that at 519 government schools in Srinagar — a number that has shrunk […]

Exempting school buses, ambulances during convoy movement a welcome step: PSAJK

Exempting school buses, ambulances during convoy movement a welcome step: PSAJK

Srinagar: The Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) Saturday welcomed the government decision of exempting school buses and ambulances during the convoy movement in Kashmir. The Association in a statement said that the move will lessen the suffering of students, teachers and students to a great extent. “The last few days were extremely […]

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 […]

Exemption sought for ambulances, school buses during convoy movement

Exemption sought for ambulances, school buses during convoy movement

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Thursday called for a report from the J&K Director General of Police (DGP) regarding exemption of ambulances and school buses from the ambit of restrictions during military/ paramilitary convoy movement. Commission Chairperson Rtd Justice Bilal Nazki issued the notice to the state police chief calling for a […]

PSAJK expresses concern over halting school buses during convoy movement

PSAJK expresses concern over halting school buses during convoy movement

Srinagar: The Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) Tuesday expressed concern over halting of school buses during convoy movement, saying the practice has created a chaotic situation for schools. The Association in a statement said that our entire transport plan has been disrupted. “The schools, particularly on National Highway and even those schools […]

Schools in Kashmir open after over 3-month winter vacation

Schools in Kashmir open after over 3-month winter vacation

SRINAGAR: Schools in Kashmir opened Monday after remaining closed for more than three months for winter vacations. The schools in the region were closed in December last year for winter vacations and were scheduled to reopen on March 5. However, the government decided to extend the winter vacation by a week in view of the […]

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