Government creates massive school infrastructure as well as quality human resources at J&K

The government of Jammu and Kashmir has introduced major changes in the education sector with innovative decisions to ensure the quality, equity, accessibility, accountability and affordability of the system.

The School Education Department has made decisive progress so far by effectively implementing all the programs and projects considering a noticeable improvement of the existing curriculum besides embarking on various new projects and innovative works.

Samagra Shiksha Project Director, Deep Raj said that the infrastructural edifice in UT Schools has witnessed tremendous improvement and improvement according to official figures, about 1164 construction works under SAMAGRA SHIKSHA comprising of school buildings, Addl. The accommodation, toilets, boundary walls and teachers’ quarters have been completed with a financial implication of approximately Rs. 95.00 crores, in addition to other construction works under the UT/District CAPEX budget and JKIDFC.

To provide quality education as well as financial support to girls from the weaker strata of society, 59 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) boarding schools and 23 girls hostels at a cost of Rs. 130 Crore were completed during the last exercise. Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated 40 school education department projects in the past year. The Central and Jammu and Kashmir governments have launched a host of groundbreaking programs aimed at improving the living standards of the tribal people with emphasis on their economic and educational empowerment. key objectives of the government that are gradually being realized”.

To bring a major revolution in upgrading school education infrastructure, more than 4200 projects are running in J&K UT. Samagra Shiksha Project Director, Deep Raj said that the high enrollment schools will be developed as smart/model schools in the coming years which will be saturated with all basic facilities. “There will be no gaps in infrastructure and sports facilities. In addition, teachers will receive special training to improve their academic level,” he said.

The government of Jammu and Kashmir has launched an ambitious initiative to provide water, sanitation and electricity to all 23,112 public schools. It was one of the fundamental requirements of the school which was implemented at a snail’s pace by successive governments. Jal Shakti’s ministry had launched a 100-day campaign on October 2, 2020, based on the vision and under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the supply of clean water to all Anganwadi schools and centers across the country. “The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has realized the Prime Minister’s vision by providing safe drinking water in all these institutions during the campaign period, so that children have access to clean drinking water for drink, wash hands and use in restrooms,” one said the official.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter to share the development: “Under Modi ji’s leadership, J&K becomes synonymous with peace and prosperity. I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat ji for ensuring timely supply of pure drinking tap water to all J&K Anganwadi schools and centers.” Meanwhile, 4,500 eco-clubs have been established for environmentally friendly activities in schools, including the organization of tree planting programs, awareness programs such as quizzes, essays, competitions painting, gatherings, nukkad natak, etc. regarding various environmental issues and awareness of reuse. of waste and preparation of products from waste.

To channel the energy of young people, sharpen their personality and prepare them for future challenges, youth clubs are formed in each panchayat of UT. Youth clubs with at least 5 members are being established, which will receive incentives under various schemes to create iconic panchayats, depending on the needs and requirements of the panchayat, an official said.