KUPWARA, MARCH 01: Schools in frontier district Kupwara presented a festive look today on their opening after winter vacationions. The jubilant students dressed in uniforms were seen heading to respective schools in the morning, meeting and interacting with their fellow students and the teachers.
Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, visited various Schools of the district to welcome the students and inspect the smooth re-opening of schools and resumption of physical class work.
Accompanied by Chief Education Officer Kupwara, Abdul Hamid Fani , Deputy Commissioner visited various schools including, Government Primary School Batergam, Government UPS Poshpora, and Government Middle school Mougalpora.
The Deputy Commissioner welcomed the students by presenting bouquets and sweets and interacted with the students and staff.
At Primary School Batergam, Deputy commisioner while interacting with the media persons congratulated students, parents and teachers of the schools.
On this ocasion Deputy Commisioner said, “By improving quality education under Aspirational district programe we have added the infrastructure in schools in the district. There are drinking water facilities, functional toilet blocks, and schools are presenting colourful look and clean environment. Government Schools have become model schools now.There is saturation in infrastructure in most of the schools. Where there is lack of playgrounds and other infrastructure in government schools, I have directed BDOs to construct playfields and other infrastructure for such schools under MGNREGA convergence plan. There is vast improvement in education standards in Kupwara district and we will leave no stone unturned to get the No. 1 rank in Education sector under Aspirational district ranking” DC said.
While sending his message to parents on reopening of schools, DC said that parents have to play their role in keeping away the children from the mobile phones and develop their intrest towards self study, General knowlege, sports and personality development. Parents have to give some time to their children” DC said.
DC emphasised on teachers to improve the teaching standards in government schools of the district”
He also interacted with the school staff asking them to give their 100% and focus on learning outcomes.
At UPS Poshpora, Deputy Commissioner checked the availability of class room facilities and interacted with two new- commer students Haidar Ashraf and Momen Ashraf who were today admitted in the school.
DC inspected the Kitchen garden of the school and directed the school management to sow the tomato , Radish, Turnip, pumpkin, bottle gourd seeds in the comming sowing season.
At Middle school Mougalpora, DC directed the concerned BDO to construct remaining patch of fencing of school.
On the occasion Deputy Commissioner expressed satisfaction over the successful implementation of Zimadari project in the district which has made a visible impact on the overall look up of all the 1845 schools of the district in one go.
The Chief Education Officer Kupwara Abdul Hameed Fani who was accompanied with Deputy Commissioner also expressed satisfaction over the best arrangements on the eve of first school opening day .
Meanwhile, Additional Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Ghulam Nabi Bhat also visited various schools including Higher Secondary School Drugmulla and welcomed the students and witnessed the school opening ceremony.