Farooq takes over as Secy School Education
Srinagar, Feb 29: Farooq Ahmed Factoo on Wednesday took over as Secretary School Education J&K Government.
The officers and staff of School Education department welcomed Farooq Ahmed Factoo and accorded farewell to the outgoing Commissioner Secretary Naseem Lanker at Civil Secretariat in Jammu.
Teachers welcomed his posting as secretary and assured him wholehearted cooperation in improving the education system in the state.
The teachers hoped that the new secretary would, with his probity and capability, pull the department out of current mess and take it to heights of excellence by curbing corruption at all levels, undoing all injustices and inequities and adopting innovative methods to achieve the desired goals of education.
A delegation of teachers, while talking to Greater Kashmir, said there is dire need for ensuring optimal utilization of funds provided under SSA and RMSA in schools. “Besides, a strong and vibrant monitoring system should be in put in place to pre-empt any misappropriation of these funds,” the teachers said.
The teachers alleged that the transfers in the department at all levels had assumed the form of industry and the unscrupulous officials were its beneficiaries. “There is need for introduction of a just, objective and transparent transfer policy,” they said.
Meanwhile, the teachers hailed the chief minister Omar Abdullah’s statement that the education should be de-linked from politics, describing it realistic.
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