Srinagar – A meeting of Departmental Related Standing Committee on education was held under the Chairmanship of MLC Sheikh Ghulam Rasool here today.
The meeting discussed threadbare the education policy, norms for upgradation and opening of new schools in the State.
The meeting stressed that educational infrastructure in the State should be designed as per the topography of the State, so that students could not face any problem during harsh winters.
Regarding the upgradation and opening of new schools the committee asked the concerned officers to implement centrally sponsored schemes in letter and spirit, so that educational facilities would be provided to the people of the State particularly far flung areas at the door step.
The Committee further asked for strict adherence to the norms for opening of higher educational institutes like Colleges, University Camps.
It also stressed to introduce the history in the syllabi of the school curriculum, so that our young generation would get first hand information about the historical background of the State.
The Chairman of the Committee asked the Commissioner Secretary, Education to fillup all the vacant posts earlier as per the norms.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Bashir Ahmad Shah, Haji Ali Mohammad Bhat as the member of the Committee.
The Committee also discussed the status of SSA, RAMSA programmes in the State and stressed for their effective implementation for upgradation of educational infrastructure in the State.
Among others who attended the meeting including Commissioner Secretary Education . Farooq Ahmed, Director School Eduction . Mohammad Shafi Rather, Director RAMSA . Hilal Ahmed Parray, Director Sarva Siksha Abhiyan s Yasha Mugdal, Sectretary BOSE, Dr. Bashir Ahmad Shah, Sectretary Council . Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Deputy Secretary Mohd Maqbool and all CEOs of the Valley.
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