20 Govt Schools To Be Developed On Modern Lines: City Mayor

Srinagar:-  In order to review the status of transfer of 83 primary schools to SMC under 74th Constitutional Amendment Act along with posts, institutions, functions, and funds to SMC  the Mayor ( MOS ) of Srinagar city Junaid Azim Mattu on Monday convened a meeting with Director School Education Kashmir.

At the outset of meeting it was decided by Mayor  that a four member team including  FA CAO,Joint Commissioner Administration , Joint Commissioner Works, Joint Commissioner Planning  will be constituted to conduct survey of all the 83 primary schools that have been handed over to SMC  in order to see the infrastructure, quantum of land available, human resource mechanism , and other aspects  of these schools including the ratio of teachers and enrolment there of in every school in a phase wise manner..

Director School Education Kashmir ,Mohammad Younis Malik,  who was present in the meeting updated  that all these 83 primary schools have already been identified along with the teachers in place and there will be one Chief Education officer  Urban who would be deputed in SMC  with regard to utilisation of different available funds to look after the education affairs   under the  administrative control of SMC for smooth and transparent functioning..

Mattu on the occasion stressed on identifying twenty such schools out of these 83 which could be turned into / presented as model schools in the city being  fully equipped with latest infrastructure including clean toilets, safe  drinking water, better buildings with gymnasiums, swimming pools, beautified  gardens etc..

He said that every possible step will be taken to transform and upgrade these twenty  schools in the first phase that will have all the facilities and smart education systems in place.

This may  include everything from state of the art learning tools and technology to teachers with specialized depth of knowledge added Mattu.

Mattu has further directed that the four member  Committee to be constituted will take up weekly meetings in order to work out an effective strategy for up gradation of the primary schools.

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