The Minister was speaking at the One- Day Conference of Chief Education Officers (CEOs) and Zonal Education Officers (ZEOs) of Udhampur and
The Conference was also attended by Secretary Education G. A. Peer, Director Education Jammu, CEOs and ZEOs of both the districts.
The Minister said that after a massive expansion in the education sector, focus is being laid on the consolidation of infrastructure by way of creating and provision for adequate teaching staff. He said that
Referring to the hidden talent of students, Peerzada stressed for channelizing their talent for better future. “We have made imparting of moral education compulsory in Government and private institutions as the cultural invasion by different media has affected a lot to our society” he added.
For the low attendance and dropout rate in schools, he asked ZEOs to implement Mid- Day Meal programme in every schools, as it helps to ease this phenomenon.
Peerzada directed Chairman, Board of School Education to make the examination system more vibrant.
The Minister said that a massive infrastructural developmental programme has already been launched under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan across the State and stressed upon the executing agency to speed up the pace of work for its early completion.