'HSS will be upgraded to intermediate colleges'
Jammu, Feb 5: The government has decided to upgrade Higher Secondary Schools to intermediate colleges in Jammu and Kashmir to expand reach of higher education.
Announcing this at Gandhinagar here, Education Minister Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed said the step is aimed at upgrading infrastructural facilities and expanding reach of Higher Education in every nook and corner.
Spelling out the main features of the scheme, he said that the broad contours of the ambitious project are being worked out by a committee comprising academic experts and leading professionals in the field of education.
He informed that under Rashtriya Madhayamik Shiksha Abhyan(RMSA), 182 Middle Schools have been upgraded to High Schools.
He said that every high school will have five teachers in five specific subjects and for the purpose Rs 13 crore were being expended for training of these teachers. He said that during coming summer vacation 1500 teachers will be trained in DIET to meet the requirement.
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