Div Com files compliance report to HC on Coaching Centres

Div Com files compliance report to HC on Coaching Centres

The report reveals that Deputy Commissioner Anantnag in his communication to divisional commissioner has stated that out of 101 coaching centres 14 have approached for registration.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has filed a compliance report in Jammu and Kashmir High Court attesting the number of coaching centers that follow the rules and others observing these in breach.  

According to the report, a team under the supervision of G M Dar, Additional Deputy’ Commissioner Srinagar visited Northern Lights Academy, Hyderpora Srinagar, Indian Shiksha Mission, Parraypora VIPS-T, Parraypora, Vision College, Parraypora, Kashmir Institute of Education, Parraypora, ZED Institute, Parraypora, 1SR, Parraypora, VIBS Coaching Centre, Bhagat Parraypora,  PIE, Bhagat Parraypora, Impulse Coaching Centre, Parraypora, Panash Coachign Centre, Parraypora, NIET, Parraypora and Nature Coaching Centre, Parraypora and submitted a comprehensive report on their functioning. 

In addition, a comprehensive report has been received from Directorate of School Education Kashmir which reveals that the coaching centers — Northern Rights Academy Parraypora, India Shiksha Mission Parraypora, ZEO Institute Parraypqra, NIET Parraypora, Panash Parraypora, Crescent Coaching Institute Naseembagh, BCC Magarmal Bagh–  were found registered with the directorate and complying with the rules of 2010.

“The coaching centres like Vision College Parraypora, ISR Parraypora, VIBS Coaching Centre Parraypora, PIE Baghat Parraypora were found bereft of facilities as envisaged in the Government Rules of 2010,” the report said.

Although the report underlines that the coaching centres like Kashmir Institute of Education (KIE) Parraypora,  VIPST Parraypora   and  Nature   Coaching   Centre, Parraypora were found encompassing all the facilities in respect of physical infrastructure and teaching faculty, it reveals that  the huge enrollment of the students in these centres “has ruined the quality of learning due to enormous roll of students in the class rooms.”

“Around 250 ‘students, were seen cuddled in class rooms. As the students have already deposited their fee and examination is on their heads, such centres have been given one month time to arrange additional class rooms and extra teaching staff so that PTR is maintained,” states the report. 

The report reveals that Deputy Commissioner Anantnag in his communication to divisional commissioner has stated that out of 101 coaching centres 14 have approached the office of CEO for seeking registration.

While the report attests 32 coaching centres as unregistered in Pulwama district, in Budgam district there are 25 coaching centres out of which 21 were found unregistered. Among them 25 have sufficient accommodation, 23 toilet facilities, 10 heating arrangements, and three have security arrangements.

In Shopian out of 14 coaching centres, five lack facilities while in Bandipora, ADC has constituted different committees for Bandipora, Aloosa, Sonawari and Gurez to check the coaching centres. In Baramulla, six coaching centres were found to be improving facilities. In Sopore, 13 coaching centres were found not fully implementing the rules on the date of inspection. 

In Ganderbal, 54 coaching centres were operating and none was found registered while in Kulgam out of eight centres operating five have applied for registration. 

In Kupwara, the centers operating in private schools have been asked to shift or closedown within 15 days. In Trehgam, nine coaching centers were found unregistered while in Handwara, 30 coaching centres stand registered.