Leh, Sep 28: Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan, today inaugurated the first Sub Level Office of J&K State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) here.
CEC, LAHDC Gyal P Wangyal, EC Education Konchok Stanzin, MP Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgial, Councilors, Divisional Commissioner Ladakh Saugat Biswas, Chairperson JK BOSE Veena Pandita, DC Leh Sachin Kumar, SSP, Leh Sargun Shukla, Joint Secretary JK BOSE Abdul Wahid Maqdumi and Sayeed Abdul Rauf, Joint Director Education Ladakh Tashi Dolma, Assistant Secretary JK BOSS Leh Tashi, district officers, School Principals, ZEO, teachers and students were present on the occasion.
On the occasion, the Advisor congratulated the residents of Leh district, Education Department and JK BOSE in particular for having the new office building. He said that educator sector is the main priority of the Governor’s administration and praised Hill Council for its efforts towards education.
Advisor Khan appreciated the efforts of Chairperson JK BOSE and her team for constructing the building with their own office fund without seeking any financial assistance. He also praised RDD, Leh for constructing the building fulfilling all its practical requirements. He said that in future the building will become the nerve centre for everything related to education in Leh.
He said that there is large scope for improvement in education sector in Ladakh that will enable local children to proudly stand equally with the best of the schools in the country.
CEC Gyal Wangyal, speaking on the occasion, stressed on the proper utilization of the building with filling up of vacant posts at sub office level in Leh. He also requested the Advisor to extend the examination month for board exams from October to March and to regularize the posts of Principals, fill up the vacant posts of Principals and lecturers, upgrade the Chuchot Government High School to Higher Secondary School which has a maximum enrolment of specially abled children.
Veena Pandita, Chairman JK BOSE said that the new building of JK BOSE has opened door with new hopes for the students of Ladakh in mitigating the problems and challenges they face due to harsh geographical and climatic conditions of the region. She spoke in detail about the structural and functional aspect of JK BOSE in J&K and other activities they conduct under MHRD and district level roles and responsibility.
She also highlighted the facilities and benefit provided to the students in far flung and remote regions in school education.
Later, a cultural programme was also presented by students of Boys Higher Secondary School, Leh.