Tribal Education

Tribal Education


Tribal community in Jammu and Kashmir is getting special attention from the administration and the focus is on the education of these children.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha said that Tribal Education is getting prime focus under his administration.

The administration has formulated a comprehensive education plan to address specific needs of Tribals.

The government is giving prime focus on education which can be gauged from the fact that the department of tribal affairs, for the first time, initiated an exercise to assess the state of education viz a viz tribal education and literacy levels prevalent among the tribal population.

Based on such surveys, a comprehensive education plan was formulated to address specific educational needs of tribals besides efforts are being made by the Education department to upgrade the educational institutions across J&K.

Recently LG  Manoj Sinha launched the UT government’s ambitious project of transforming 200 schools into smart schools for tribal communities in Jammu and Kashmir at a cost of Rs 40 crore.

The modernisation of schools started in two phases — the first 100 schools were transformed by March 2022 and the remaining are being done by December 2022. The LG also announced scholarships for 21,000 children from Gaddi, Sippi, Dard and Sheena communities who were deprived of the same for several years.

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