Div Com holds meet, ensures qualified staff, security for students
SRINAGAR The government Friday held a high level meeting of officials here, emphasizing for better facilities available at Valleys coaching centers. The meeting also discussed proposal to impose ban on government teachers working in private coaching centers.
Divisional commissioner Kashmir Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon chaired the meeting which was attended among others by deputy commissioners, additional advocate general, director education and joint director education.
The meeting resolved that there must be an overall ban on the government teachers on teaching in private coaching centers besides ensuring the basic infrastructure available.
The meeting also discussed the installation of CCTV cameras outside and inside the centers so that the incidents of eve teasing could be avoided. It was resolved further there should be no over rush of students in the coaching centers and that proper seating arrangements must be made in such places.
Reports informed that 10 percent of quota must be made available for the poor students in a bid to provide them free education. The meet also emphasized over qualified teachers in coaching centers in Kashmir valley.
Pertinently, the high court here had earlier directed the state government over ensuring quality education in the government run schools.
Perform or face action
Srinagar: Days after the dismal results in government schools in Kashmir appeared, government issued warning to the teachers to perform or face action.
Reports said that after the disappointing performance of government schools was witnessed during class 10th results, the state authorities have issued a direct warning to the teachers that if similar scenes continue, stern action which could affect the service graph of teachers shall be taken.
Confirming the reports, director education Kashmir Showkat Beigh said that the government has asked the teachers of high schools to improve the results or else action including suspension of services would be taken.
He maintained the government is also mulling to introduce smart classes in schools so that students could cope with the emerging trends of the present day world.
Pertinently, as many as 30 government schools recorded dismal pass percentage from 2 to 10 percent, notwithstanding the state government spending millions of rupees on the handsome salaries being given to the well-qualified teachers in these schools.
At least 25 Government Higher Secondary Schools (GHSSs) had recorded either zero per cent or less than 20 per cent result in Class XII exams after the JKBOSE declared results for the Jammu province.
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