'No recognition to pvt institutions where goverment schools exist'
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Jammu, May 31: The State Government on Tuesday decided that it won’t give recognition to any private educational institution in areas where government schools are already functioning.
"The state government will strictly adhere to the policy of not recognising any private educational institution in areas where government schools are already functioning in the state," said the Minister for Education, Peerzada Muhammad Syed here today.
He was addressing a meeting of education department officers to discuss the targets set for the current financial year. Syed said the literacy rate in the Jammu region has increased from 55.5 per cent in 2001 to 68.74 in 2011 with female literacy registering 15 per cent increase - from 43 per cent to 58.1 per cent.
Similarly, the male literacy rate has increased from 66.6 percent to 78.26 percent with 11 per cent, he said, adding female literacy rate in Poonch and Kishtwar has also increased substantially.
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