Enrollment in schools drops by 2 pc in J&K


Enrollment in schools drops by 2 pc in J&K

Srinagar, August 11: In Jammu and Kashmir, government-run schools saw primary and secondary enrollment drop by almost 2% in one school year, the Government of India (GoI) said.

GoI’s Ministry of Education (MoE) said it has asked the government of Jammu and Kashmir that enrollment at primary as well as secondary and tertiary level should be prioritized.

According to official figures, “It decreased by 0.2 lakh at primary level, 0.1 lakh at upper primary level, resulting in a decrease of 0.34 lakh in elementary level enrollment.”

It reveals that the decreased level of student enrollment is 0.07 lakh at secondary level and 0.04 lakh at upper secondary level.

The GoI had also said that the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir are demanding inclusive planning to improve schooling through effective measures.

In addition, the Education Ministry said the Jammu and Kashmir School Education Department has stepped up with 930.5 hybrid kilowatts out of 1,418 and 602.1 kilowatt offline out of 809 solar panels that have been installed. successfully in designated schools in the year 2020-21.

It also reveals that an online portal was also developed for monitoring the implementation of vocational education in all JK approved schools and that the e-inaugurated was carried out by the Lieutenant Governor.

The GoI also said that all institutions funded by Samagra Shiksha, which include two school education directorates, 20 main education offices (PDGs), 20 district education and training institutes (DIET), 188 educational zones and, in the meantime, 23,112 schools have been registered on the Public Financial Management System (PFMS) and funds are currently managed through the PFMS.


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