The J & K administration in the recent past has taken slew of measures to improve the quality of education for those students who cannot afford to go to the private educational institutions.
Recently J&K government said that to provide quality education along with monetarily support to the girls of weaker sections of society, 59 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) residential schools and 23 Girls Hostels at a cost of Rs. 130 Crore were completed in the last financial year.
Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha e-inaugurated 40 projects of the school education department in the last year, The Central and Jammu & Kashmir governments have launched a multitude of game-changing schemes aimed at enhancing the living standards of the tribal populace with emphasis on their economic and educational empowerment. Strengthening the role of tribal communities in economic development and decision making are the key targets of the government which are being materialized in a phased manner.
To bring a major revolution in the infrastructure up-gradation of school education, more than 4200 Projects are under execution in the UT of J&K.
The Project Director said that Schools with high enrolment shall be developed as Smart/Model Schools in the coming years, which shall be saturated with all the basic facilities. There shall be no Gap in the Infrastructure and Sports facilities. Moreover the Teachers shall be imparted special training to enhance their academic Standard.