SRINAGAR Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) has welcomed the directions given by Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai with regards to improve the punctuality and discipline in the educational institutions.
Stressing on the importance of punctuality and discipline, the Advisor has called for observing a punctuality week from April 01, 2019. He appealed all the teachers’ lecturers, headmasters, ZEOs, principals and other heads of institutions to make the punctuality week a big success by highlighting the importance of punctuality in schools, colleges and other educational institutions and make punctuality a habit among the students and teachers.
He also expressed the hope that students and teachers in all the schools and colleges throughout the state will actively participate in various activities planned for the punctuality week.
PSAJK while welcoming the directions from Advisor, said that lack of attendance and punctuality had been one of the biggest problems confronting the educations sector particularly government schools. He said that an initiative like punctuality week will go a long in inculcating the disciple and teach students about worth of time.
The Association extended their full cooperation in observing the punctuality week from April 01, 2019 with full vigour.
Earlier a delegation of PSAJK led by its president, GN Var met the Advisor and appraised him about various initiatives taken by the private schools. He sought education-friendly decisions from the government to encourage education providers. The delegation suggested that there was a dire need of establishing State Education Councilwhich could work for the betterment of the educational sector in the State.
Lauding the efforts of the private schools, Ganai said that it was commendable the way private schools stakeholders were providing quality education despite many odds. He said that Jammu and Kashmir could become a hub of educational activities only when all the stakeholders would come forward and work for the betterment of the educational sector.
The Advisor also received feedback from the delegation about the facilities available in their schools.