Ganderbal, April 8: In order to bring positive changes in Education system it is the need of the hour to make every person accountable. These views were expressed by Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo today during a detailed tour of District Ganderbal along with the Head of the Trainings Mehboob Hussain and Joint Director Central Abid Hussain.
He said that irrespective of the post, whether the person is a teacher, headmaster, Zonal Education Officer, Principal or Chief Education Officer, everyone has to hold himself accountable so that our young students can get better education.
Despite holiday DSEK continuing the tour of different Districts today made a detailed tour of District Ganderbal.
In the beginning of the tour DSEK along with Head of the Trainings inspected a teacher training centre at Sumbal and suspended one headmaster and some teachers for negligence in duties and responsibilities whereas an explanation was sought from the concerned ZEO and his salary for the current month was kept withheld for inadequate and unsatisfactory arrangements at the training centre.
After that DSEK in the presence of Additional District Development Commissioner Ganderbal Nazir Ahmad Baba reviewed the Education Sector of the District with all Principals, Zonal Education Officers and Headmasters.
DSEK issued on spot suspension order in favour of Principal HSS Safapora for non-compliance of orders whereas the decision regarding the suspension of some other Principals and Headmasters was kept reserved till the report from concerned Chief Education Officer shall be received.
DSEK said that during the current session there will be no compromise on the 100% attendance of students in the schools, completion of syllabus on time, conduct of practicals and the regular checking of notebooks of the students by teachers.
In his address Additional District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Nazir Ahmad Baba said that the children are our future and teachers can play a very important role in shaping our future. He brought some important points regarding the Education sector in the District into the notice of DSEK.
The queries and the points raised by the Incharge of DIET Ganderbal were replied by Joint Director Trainings Mehboob Hussain.
On the occasion Joint Director Central Abid Hussain appraised all the concerned about the monitoring mechanism devised by the Department. Chief Education Officer Ganderbal Muhammad Afzal, OSD Mir Sanaullah, Deputy Chief Education Officer Ganderbal, Gayasudin Sheikh, Media Coordinator Education Fayyaz Ahmad Fayyaz and the other affiliates of State Media Centre Education were also present on the occasion.
Before this, Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo visited Sainik School Manasbal where the entrance test for the admission of about 800 students was being conducted in which students from far flung areas like Lolab, Langate, Qazigund etc. were also appearing. He took a stock of the facilities being provided to the students.
At the end of the tour while returning from Ganderbal District, DSEK chaired an another review meeting in Directorate of School Education Kashmir in which all the Principals of the Higher Secondary Schools of Srinagar District participated. He said that there will be no compromise on performing the duties of any employee in the Department and every employee of the Department is under surveillance and we are all accountable.
Jammu airport to function till 9 PM
Jammu, Jan 19: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to extend the watch hours’ upto 9:00 PM at the Jammu Airport.
In a communication to the State Government, AAI has conveyed that it is ready to handle extended ‘watch hours’ operations at Jammu Airport. As and when the airlines submit their flight schedule, AAI will permit these operations.
The extension in the watch hours’ will enable flights to take off and land at the Jammu Airport during the late evening hours thereby increasing the number of flights moving in and out from Jammu.
Presently, the run way watch hours’ for the flights operating at the Airport are from 8 AM to 5 PM.
This decision will provide the much needed boost to various sectors particularly tourism and pilgrims to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi.
The State Government has been repeatedly requesting the Central Government, Ministry of Defence and AAI to extend the watch hours’ at the Srinagar and Jammu Airports to enable late evening flights for the convenience of passengers/tourists.
Principal Secretary, Civil Aviation Department has been asked to liaise with Airport Authorities, security agencies and airlines to work out the modalities for commencement of evening flights from/to Jammu.
Rajouri man killed in Saudi two weeks back, family demands MEA to help bring body home
Rajouri: A 44-year-old man from Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir was killed after being hit with some sharp object in Saudi Arabia, his family said on Saturday.
The poor family has no means to bring the body back home and urged the government of India through Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to see that the body is brought to Rajouri for last rites. “We came to know that the body is lying there in a mortuary since the last couple of weeks”.
“Mohammad Khalil Mirza (44) son of Haji Mohammad Azam Mirza of Malhut, Darhal, Rajouri was killed after being hit by some persons with a sharp object at Amaan area of Riyadh where he was working as a labourer,” Mohammad Amin Mirza, brother of the deceased said.
He said that the family lost contact with Khalil from December 22, last month and despite best efforts, the family was unable to find his whereabouts.
“Yesterday a person from Pakistan administered Kashmir called us and informed that Khalil Mirza’s body is lying in a mortuary and he his body was found with an injury in his head,” Amin said.
“We are very poor and we request the government of India especially Minister of external affairs to ensure that body is brought to Rajouri for last rites,” Amin said.
The family also demanded proper investigations and stern punishment to those responsible for his death and provide due compensation to them.
PM Modi failed to fulfill promises made to people: IYC
Srinagar, Jan 19: National president, Indian Youth Congress (IYC) Keshav Chand Yadav on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra modi has failed to fulfill the promises, he made with the people.
Addressing media persons at JKPCC headquarters on the sidelines of a function organized in connection with Yuwa Kranti Yatra, he said that Narender Modi has done a big mischief in the Rafale deal.
In connivance with Anil Ambani, Modiji has misled people, he said, adding that most of the centrally sponsored schemes have seen misdoings.
He said Modi’s promise of providing jobs to youth in the country has proved to be a mere rhetoric.
“The youth of the country are asking questions for when is Modi going to provide them jobs? The elections are coming nearer, he has limited time. He has assured the country that he would be creating 2 crore jobs for the youth during his tenure,” Keshav said.
Raising concern over farmer suicides, he said that Modi government has been waiving off the loans of industrialists only.
‘The inflation is on rise. People have been suffering. The loans of farmers have not been waived off. They continue to suffer. The prices of petroleum products at the international level were decreased but here, the prices remained unchanged,” he said.
Among others, vice president, IYC Srinivas B Venkatesh and leaders of youth congress were also present.