National Education Policy is showing its visible impact in rural and tribal areas of Jammu and Kashmir thousands of students have rejoined the schools as they were brought back by TALAASH Survey.
J&K administration is also trying to give the teachers best possible avenues so that they can provide the real education to the students.
For capacity building of Teachers, a student mentorship programme, Student & Teacher Engagement for Educational Reinforcement (STEER) has been launched in the UT which focuses on student performance in academics and to strengthen the learning outcome. As a Unique Initiative, Matri Bhojan Yojana has been implemented in UT, whereunder mothers are visiting the schools to ensure quality of cooked meals. MoU has been signed with Akshaya Patra for Community Kitchen in Jammu & Samba and it will be replicated in other districts too.
70,000 students enrolled in 714 government schools are being imparted vocational education in 14 different trades. 803 vocational labs have been established and 1122 more labs and 1352 smart class rooms are being established during the current financial year. A revolutionary step has been taken to establish 127 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) and 1420 Computer Aided Learning (CAL) Centres. 500 additional Atal Tinkering Labs to be established this year to translate commitment into action.
An MoU has been signed with HCL TechBee, for providing skill training to the class 12th pass out students in the UT. It is the effort of the government to instill creativity, inquisitiveness, scientific temper, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students as per the recommendation of National Education Policy.