Education sector

Education sector

Education sector in Jammu and Kashmir has been a priority sector both for the central government and the local administration.

On the ground many civil works including buildings for educational institutions, sports infrastructure projects and other such infrastructure has been completed within the timeline.

Recently LG Manoj inaugurated multiple key initiatives of the education sector at a grand ceremony organised at SKICC.

On the occasion, he inaugurated 119 civil works including 84 school buildings and other allied infrastructure projects; laid foundation for Sports infrastructure in 100 schools & two residential schools for tribal students one each in Rajouri and Shopian and rolled out NIELIT courses for 6th to 12th class.

He launched Mentorship Programme, and TALAASH App for mainstreaming of 93,508 identified out-of-school children, besides laying the foundation for 500 Atal Tinkering Labs (250 each in Jammu & Kashmir regions) and 188 Model Kindergartens & 1935 Pre-Primary Sections.

An MoU was signed between Samagra Shiksha J&K and HCL for the TECHBEE programme for students of class 12th in the UT.

Congratulating the School Education Department & the students community, the Lt Governor said, the key initiatives including 84 new School Buildings, launch of NIELIT courses, State Mentoring Project, Talaash App, pre-primary classes & Atal Tinkering Labs as recommended by NEP 2020 will strengthen our Early Childhood Care & Education and skilling ecosystem.

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