Abid Hussain Wani
Kishtwar, June 22: Ex Home Minister ,MLC Kishtwar Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo today demanded establishing new two degree colleges in the mountainous Kishtwar district.
In a statement issued to here Kichloo demand Degree collage for Dachhan and establishment Government Degree collage for women in Kishtwar city.
Kichloo said as the girl students have to go jammu and other areas of their higher studies due to which they suffering a lot especially due to financial crisis more ever the girls student have not leave the home town and due to which their family also face many social problems.
It has been seen that due to lack of degree colleges most of the students shun their education as they have no proper means of transport to reach to Kishtwar town for further studies in higher education.
He said establish a Degree College in Dachhan and Women degree collage Kishtwar would be a boost to the education in the district which otherwise continues to remain educationally backward.
Kichloo appealed in writing letter to Governor Satya Pal Malik to look into the demand and sanction the degree colleges in these areas which will come as a great blessing to these district.
The former ex Home Minister said that a large number of students drop out after passing their class 12 examination because they are not able to travel to long distances for higher education dye to financial and other family reasons.