Reiterates Govt’s commitment for providing quality education to students
RAJOURI, DEC 16 – Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli today laid the foundation of Government Degree College, Kalakote.
The Phase I of the Institute would be completed at the estimated cost of Rs 6 crore by JK Housing Board.
Reiterating government’s commitment to provide quality education to the students, the Minister said numerous measures have been taken to improve the standard of education and initiatives are afoot to develop infrastructure in all educational institutions of the state. The government has taken up the mission of development and is committed for equitable development of all three regions of the state, he added.
The Minister also inspected the premises of the College and directed the concerned executing agency to speed up the pace of work on the project and complete it in a time bound manner.
Referring to developmental works under execution in Kalakote, the Minister said the construction work on various projects are apace and will change the socio-economic condition of the people.
On the occasion, the Minister said the students of the area were facing lot of difficulties in attaining higher education but the establishment of the College will now provide them avenues of learning.
Later, the Minister also convened a public meeting in which the locals put forth their demands and problems. After hearing their demands, the Minister assured for early redressal of their demands and said the government is taking one step after the other for the welfare of the common masses and special stress is being laid on upliftment of poor, women, youth, farmers, border people and downtrodden sections of the society.
He appealed the people to take benefit of various welfare schemes including Ladli Beti, AASRA, State Marriage Assistance Scheme and other financial assistance schemes being implemented by both state and central governments.