Govt moots to restrict winter vacation for 1 month
Srinagar, Nov 14: The Education Minister, Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed today said the Government was considering to restrict the winter vacation of students from class 9th to 12th to one month so that they get benefited.
Peerzada said this while distributing free text books among the students of class 1st to 8th studying in the government run educational institutions schools.
“These books will be distributed in all the Government schools coming under winter zone,” Peerzada said during the distribution function held in Government Girls HSS, Kothibagh here on the birthday of first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. He hoped that by launching the scheme, the poor students would be get benefited. Peerzada distributed 164 text book sets free of cost among the students.
Addressing students, Peerzada highlighted the role played by Nehru after Independence.
He said our State was backward and the literary ratio was very low in comparison to other States.
He said the Government had taken many steps by launching schemes like midday meals to increase the literary ratio in the State.
He said that some elements were “hell bent upon to disrupt the academic career of students, who ignored the consequence and bad repercussions.” He said all the schools particularly in the rural areas remained open and there was about 90 percent attendance in these areas.
He congratulated the parents, teachers and students for cooperating with the Government and saving the precious academic year of students.
Peerzada appealed to the people to keep education sector away from any controversy for the benefit of the students.
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