Jammu and Kashmir News
JAMMU, JULY 16: Minister of State for Education, Information and Culture , Ms. Priya Sethi today visited Sri Ranbir Higher Secondary School, Jammu and inspected the available infrastructural and other facilities in the institution.
The Minister has adopted this historic institution and very soon the school will be developed on most modern lines. “I feel proud to be part of such an important education institute of the area and to ensure quality learning atmosphere. The school will be equipped with all required modern education infrastructure very soon,” she added.
Director, School Education Jammu, Ms. Yasha Mudgal, Director Floriculture, Mr. K.K. Sharma, CEO, Jammu J.K. Sudan, Principal Deepak Gupta and other senior officers and teachers were present on the occaison.
Underlining commitment to upgrade the school infrastructure, Priya said the government has envisaged the novel concept of model schools to monitor quality of education in a cluster of feeding schools. She said the Ranbir Higher Secondary would be equipped with required infrastructure in shape of additional class rooms.
She said academics in the school would be strengthened by providing required trained human resource and introducing innovative teaching tools.
“A new smart classroom equipped with modern IT enabled education tools would be set up in the school and an auditorium would also come up for ensuring better teaching experience to the students,” she added.
She said special provision would be made for resource room for differently abled children and library with internet connectivity would also be provided.
While inspecting the school premises, the Minister directed for face lifting of the building and undertaking construction of required additional class rooms besides upgrading the existing school infrastructure. She called upon the school authorities to promote skill development among the students and directed for construction of a vocational education centre in the school. She said the school has a rich history and alumni of the school would also be involved in improvement of school infrastructure, adding that the school has an excellent track record of producing top rankers. All these ex-students would be called to take part in the project to revive and upgrade the school as per needs of the modern education, she added.
She impressed upon the school faculty to make teaching-learning process more student centric and directed for adopting activity based learning so as to ensure maximum participation of students in the process. She called for ensuring holistic development of students by incorporating extracurricular activities in the school.