Srinagar, Mar 28: A strong Education system is the foundation of a strong nation and Education is the real beauty of a human being. Secretary Education Farooq Ahmad Shah expressed these views while addressing students through Tele-media on the eve of International Day for Education.
He was addressing the students of GHSS Amirakadal on morning assembly where a special function for the purpose had been organized.
He said that educating a man means to educating a person while to educate a woman means to educate the whole family.
Secretary Education said that our State was once famous in the field of Education and we should make every possible effort to restore that glory. He said that if we excel in Education then sky is the limit, so we should try to perform best in the field of Education irrespective of the subjects.
He stressed upon all the students to fully concentrate on their education thereby maintaining an age old legacy.
On the eve of International Day for Education, Secretary appealed the teacher community that we all should take education as worship because all our happiness is embedded in the same.
On the occasion Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo expressed his good wishes for the students and said that Education is that tool which helps us to pass through difficult oceans and to cross huge mountains.
He said that the biggest challenge in today’s world is to keep a balance between modern education system, information technology and the value system for which the department will guide the students at every step. He appealed teacher community to support in this regard.
Director School Education Jammu Rakesh Kumar too attended many functions in this regard and expressed good wishes for the students.
Another function was organized at GHSS Kothibagh where free Spectacles were distributed among those more than 400 students who were examined earlier. The event was organized by SSA Wing of CEO Srinagar under IED component during which Deputy Chief Education Officer Srinagar Mudassir Kaleem Fazili, OSD Cultural Education Wing DSEK G.N. Shakir, Media Coordinator Education Fayyaz Ahmad Fayyaz and District Incharge SSA Showkat Hussain distributed free spectacles among the students.
International Day for Education was celebrated across the State and in this regards several functions were organized on the morning assembly and throughout the day in the Education Institutions.
During the morning assembly programme at GHSS Amirakadal, the Principal of the Institute Afifa Ashai distributed meritorious certificates among the students who had performed well in various activities.
Many functions were organized in various Institutions of the valley which include GHSS Rajbagh, BHSS Batamaloo, GHS Khanabal Anantnag, BHSS Jawaharnagar, Model HSS Dooru, GHSS Nunar Ganderbal, GHSS Kupwara etc.
Several functions in Ganderbal, Budgam, Anantnag, Ramban and other Districts of the State including Leh and Kargil were organized in which students were enlightened about the importance of Education.
Dir Gen IMD meets Guv
Srinagar, Jun 25: Dr. K.J. Ramesh, Director General, Indian Meteorological Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday.
Dr. Ramesh briefed Governor about the present weather forecasting set up in the State and its usefulness for issuing timely weather advisories to people and pilgrims of Amarnath Yatra during the duration of the Yatra.
Governor highlighted the crucial importance of timely and advance weather forecasts for managing the movement of Yatris, which is highly dependent on the weather conditions.
Rasheed asks govt to involve militant leadership into dialogue process
Srinagar, June 25: Asking Delhi to give up its rhetoric and double standards, AIP President Er Rasheed has said that time is ripe for Delhi to accept ground realities and realize that there is no shortcut to the resolution of Kashmir dispute except respecting sentiments and sacrifices of people of Jammu and Kashmir and resolving the issue as per UN resolutions.
In a statement issued on Tuesday Er Rasheed said that on an occasion when Home Minister Amit Shah is visiting Kashmir, he needs to move beyond beaten tracks.
Er Rasheed said, “If Hurriyat is showing its willingness for talks it should not be seen as their weakness but as an opportunity to find an everlasting resolution to the internationally recognized dispute.”
“Both Delhi and Hurriyat leadership must restrain from imposing any pre-conditions for entering into dialogue process,” he said.
“Those trying to see Hurriyat’s willingness for talks as their weakness are living in fool’s paradise as Hurriyat is the custodian of sacrifices and represents sentiments and sacrifices of people of J&K,” he added.
Er Rasheed added that the muscular policy has failed in the past when inhuman operations like catch and kill and operation tiger were tested on unarmed Kashmiris.
He said, “All the stakeholders must understand that J&K dispute is a political one and finding any military resolution will never succeed.”
“It is time to give up ego and involve militant leadership into the meaningful dialogue process and resolve the issue once for all,” said Er Rasheed.
“Without taking militant leadership on board Hurriyat may not be able to deliver much. All the three parties including militant leadership must help in creating a conducive atmosphere for the meaningful dialogue,” he said.
Er Rasheed urged Amit Shah to move beyond official briefing which he may get from state administration and security agencies and urged Shah to ensure that security forces are made accountable and honour and dignity of masses is restored.
Congress strong enough to overcome challenges: Mir
Srinagar, Jun 25: The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) held an important party meeting of Ex. Ministers & Ex. Legislators to debate and discuss the socio-political scenario obtaining in Jammu and Kashmir.
The party also held detailed discussions over the organization affairs and activities in JK, emphasizing the leadership to further strengthen the Party at grass roots level.
The meeting was presided over by JKPCC President G.A. Mir.
Those who attended the meeting included senior party leaders Peerzada Mohd. Sayeed, Taj Mohi U Din, Ghulam Nabi Monga, Haji Abdul Rashid Dar, Usman Majeed, Mohd Amin Bhat, Shoiab Nabi Lone, Gulzar Ahmad Wani, Bashir Ahmad Magrey, Syed Bashir, Abdul Rehman Dar and others.
JKPCC President held threadbare discussions over the organizational affairs and activities, emphasizing the leadership to further strengthen the Party from grass roots level.
On this occasion G.A. Mir said Congress Party is a vibrant situation in all the three regions, fully capable to overcome the challenges and strong enough to defeat the forces inimical to peace and stability in the country and State.
Mir said Congress party will ensure defeat of divisive and fascist forces, which are hell bent upon to divide the people on regional and religious lines to serve their vested interests. “We have always strengthened the secularism and unity in the country, state and will continue to unite the people,” G.A Mir said.
“Congress party is committed to safeguard the secular fabric in the country won’t allow communal forces to vitiate the atmosphere of harmony and peace in the Country and State,” Mir added.
He said Congress party is the only unifying force in the country and State because the party believes in uniting the people, it will continue to work as a bridge between the communities in the Country and State.
The meeting finalized the district wise and constituency wise party conventions being organized across Kashmir valley.
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