Girls hostel, model schools in 73 blocks soon: Govt
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Srinagar, May 21: The Education Minister, Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed today said a Girls Hostel and Model School would be established in 73 rural blocks of the state, which would benefit the poor children.
Addressing a function to pay tributes to the former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi at Islamabad, he said the children here had good talent which needs to be utilized. He said the state had achieved 67 per cent literacy.
He said many schools had been established in the Jammu and Kashmir and at present six universities were functioning, adding the youth were receiving higher education at their door steps.
Paying tributes to Rajiv, he said Jawahar Lal Nehru, Indhira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi took steps for the promotion of education in Jammu and Kashmir.
On the occasion, a debate was held in which 15 students of various educational institutions participated. The first three winners received prizes from the Minister.
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