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The enrollment rate in the government schools of Jammu and Kashmir has increased in the last two years. LG Manoj Sinha gave this information. He said that in the three years before 2019, there was a steady decline in enrollment in government schools. However, enrollment has increased by 14.5 per cent in the last two years.
Manoj Sinha participated in the Annual Day Function at Devki Arya Putri Pathshala, Srinagar on Sunday. During this, he said that the school started in 1910 has played an important role in providing education to the girls from the deprived sections of the society. Also, quality education has been provided to the students.
He said that after August 2019, the situation in Jammu and Kashmir changed and the Right to Education was implemented. In the last two years, major decisions have been taken for the education sector of the Union Territory. Along with this, efforts are being made to provide quality education to the children.
Enrollment of 1.65 lakh children in last one year
Under the ‘Aao School Chalen Abhiyan’, the UT administration has enrolled 1.65 lakh children in the last one year. Apart from this, the ‘Talaash’ app has also been used. With the help of this, those children are being identified, who had to drop out of school due to some reason in the last few days. The LG said that so far 86,000 such boys and girls have been identified and are being enrolled in the school.
NEET coaching for 14,000 girls
Sinha said that despite the odds, 1.24 lakh children were enrolled for early child care education. It has been decided to open 2,000 kindergartens this year. Also, it has been decided that 14,000 girls will be given NEET coaching, whose expenses will be borne by the administration.