SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 9: A delegation from Homshalibugh lead by former MLA Abdul Gaffar Sofi today called on Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari to request for upgradation of education sector in the area.
The delegation apprised the Minister about the various education related problems faced by the students. The delegation put forward various demands including upgradation of education infra for the upliftment of education sector in Homshalibugh constituency of district Kulgam.
The delegation informed the Minister that the 32 closely located villages is devoid of having even a single higher secondary school. The Minster was suggested to upgrade High School located in the area into Higher Secondary as it can solve the problem to a great extent.
While informing the Minister about the shortage of headmasters in few schools in the constituency, the delegation also demanded for renovation of various schools which were damaged in 2014 floods. Besides, they also requested for developing of the play grounds for government schools including Government High School, Hanjir, Government Middle School, Wadipora and few other schools.
After giving the patient hearing, the Minister assured that all their genuine demands will be addressed at an earliest. He gave an on spot direction to fulfill the vacant posts of headmasters in the area and promised that certain things will be proposed to cabinet and the decision will be taken accordingly.
Principal Secretary Higher Education Dr. Asghar Hassan Samoon, Secretary School Education Farooq Ahmad Shah, and Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo were present on the occasion.