Belying the tall claims of the successive regimes for taking schooling quarter to new heights, majority of the authorities-run faculties in J&K state are without proper infrastructure for students.
Over the years, the government in the training department have made tall claims of the filling up the infrastructural gaps however the ground situation in faculties depicts a grim photo.
Most of the scholars sit down on the floor in their classrooms given the department’s failure to equip colleges with proper seating arrangement for college students, particularly number one lessons.
In April this yr, the directorate of SamagraShiksha had started out the distribution of twin desks for the scholars enrolled in high and better secondary faculties. However, a maximum of the colleges is yet to get hold of the desks from the branch.
“Directorate of SamagraShiksha has positioned an order with SICOP for delivering of furnishings (twin desks) for secondary and senior secondary schools. All the CEOS and ZEOs are requested to acquire the supplies strictly as in line with the fixed specs,” reads a circular issued in April this year.
State mission Director SamagraShiksha, Arun Kumar Manhas stated they’ll complete the target of imparting desks and benches to college students in secondary and senior secondary schools inside subsequent months.
“During preceding years the branch disbursed desks and benches among some college students of sophistication 8th. During the contemporary economic 12 months, we have proposed to authorities of India that lecture room furnishings be furnished for all students from magnificence 6th to eighth,” he said.
Earlier, Greater Kashmir reported that negative infrastructure turned into badly hampering the increase of presidency-run colleges in Kashmir. In the wake of this, a circular became issued to all leader education officials (CEOs) to provide information about the requirement of furniture for students. Later, the difficulty changed into shelved for unknown motives.
In Baramulla district, handiest 50 to 60 percentage schools have right seating association for school kids at the same time as rest of the scholars are disadvantaged of the power.
A reputable in civil secretariat stated the branch is completely depending on offers supplied by means of authorities of India underneath numerous schemes for equipping colleges with right furnishings and different centers. “State doesn’t have any finances to perform such activities,” he stated.
The department had in advance claimed that the 50 percent of the schools can have right fixtures for college students through the month of July whilst as one hundred percentage goal will be completed with the aid of March 2020.
A pinnacle supply in department stated the students enrolled up to number one level faculties are yet to be enlisted for the ability of school room fixtures.
“The department is suffering to cowl excessive and higher secondary faculties with lecture room furniture. The center colleges are but to be covered,” the legitimate said.
However, nation undertaking director Samagra said the fixtures are being furnished in a phased way. “The branch will provide lecture room furnishings for college students in all colleges which include primary classes through the quit of 2020,” he said.