Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Tuesday saidthat education is imperative for the overall growth of the State.
Addressing a gathering after laying foundation stone of newGovernment Degree College at Aloochi Bagh, here in the summer capital, Ganaisaid that access to quality education plays an immense role in the developmentof the society.
The Advisor was accompanied by deputy commissioner,Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, SSP, Dr. Haseeb Moghal, Nodal Principal,Amar Singh College, Prof Shaheen Altaf, Srinagar, Principal Women College, MARoad, Srinagar, Prof Yasmeen Ashai, besides other Principals of various citycolleges and officials from Higher Education department and department ofR&B.
Later, Advisor Ganai laid foundation stone of another newGovernment degree college at Eidgah. He interacted with the officials anddirected them to work in close coordination for timely completion of theprojects.
The Advisor said that the twin colleges will have qualityeducational facilities for the students and an effective monitoring mechanismwill be put in place for infrastructure development. He said that the Governor'sadministration is committed to provide every facility for the betterment ofeducation in the state.
The Advisor was informed that the college projects are beingexecuted by Public Works Department (R&B). Later, Ganai along with theDeputy Commissioner interacted with the locals at both the places and listenedto their demands and grievances. He assured that all their genuine demandswould be addressed.