JAMMU, NOVEMBER 4 – Minister of State for Education, Information and Culture Priya Sethi today conducted surprise inspection of old city schools and reviewed the status of infrastructure and other facilitates provided to the students at these schools, here.
On the demand of the school principal, Priya directed the Director to prepare the DPR for up gradation of school infrastructure and the project would be taken up at the highest level for requisite funding.
“Hari Singh School has to be developed as an Heritage school and funding would be provided for developing the school as per modern education requirements,” she added.
The Minister visited City Chowk School and expressed dissatisfaction over the maintenance and upkeep of the school. She found that some of the rooms were locked and students were facing problems due to lack of classrooms.
Taking serious view of the lackadaisical approach of the school Headmaster towards the school, the Minister immediately ordered attachment of the headmaster with CEO. The locked classrooms were got vacated for use of the students and directions were issued to the authorities for ensuring best facilities for the students.
While inspecting Nawabad School, Priya expressed satisfaction over the upkeep and facilities available to the girl students. She enjoined upon the teachers to lay stress on practical aspect of the knowledge and called for giving due time to practical classes.
She said students learn easily by practical and teaching becomes fun in practical classes so proper attention should be paid to explain the concepts with help of their practical applications.