Srinagar, January 01: The new initiative of State Education Department ‘Super-50 free coaching initiative’ was inaugurated in Srinagar on December 31st by Minister of Education Naeem Akhtar.
This is first of its kind initiative taken by Jammu and Kashmir Education Department under the leadership of Naeem Akhtar. During his speech, he said that the department will make sure that this will become a round-the-year activity very soon instead of restricting it to only winter season.
According to an official of Education Department, 50 coaching centers have been started across the Valley under this initiative. The first coaching centre has been set up at Government High School, Hyderpora, where batches of 50 students each from Class X and XII have been accommodated. The coaching will continue till the syllabus is completed.
He also said that the students were taught by government teachers who will then be paid according to their performance.
The Education Department will also provide free coaching for medical and engineering entrance examinations, like JKCET, AIIMS, AMU and IIT mains under this initiative.
The Director Education, Kashmir, Shah Faesal claimed that more than 1 lakh students have applied for free tuitions under ‘Super-50 free coaching initiative’. After going through the screening test 125 class 12th students were selected and while 1,000 aspirants had been selected to get coaching for entrance examinations.