Schools in the far flung areas of the Jammu and Kashmir will get access to education as the state government is all set to increase the education facilities in cluster basis .
Jammu & Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister recently said that the PDP-BJP government is giving top priority to the education sector and initiatives are being taken to improve the quality of education in the state schools.
After inaugurating additional classrooms and other related infrastructure at Girl School Dharmkote in Billawar tehsil of Kathua district Singh said that initiative is also being taken to facilitate schools in the far flung areas of the state so that students so not need to travel for quality education.
"Government is also taking steps to start evening classes in order to increase the intake capacity of the institutes. Special attention is also being paid to enhance the academic performance of the students especially in the remote areas," he added.
Plans have been made by the government to undertake other initiatives like sports infrastructure and an indoor stadium, which would be constructed at Billawar.
The Chief Education Officer, Kathua, informed the Deputy Chief Minister that the district has been divided into 37 clusters to check punctuality, academic standards, teaching practices and the progress is being monitored on monthly basis.
Meanwhile, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to provide 3000 state government jobs to the Kashmiri migrants with financial assistance from the Government of India.
A package of Rs 2,000 crore will initially be be spent on their employment and rehabilitation.