3,837 schools functioning in rented premises in J&K

Over 3,800 schools were functioning in rented premises in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government said.

Updated: Mar 12, 2011, 18:57 PM IST

Jammu: Over 3,800 schools were
functioning in rented premises in Jammu and Kashmir, the state
government said on Saturday.

In a written reply to a question, state Education
Minister Peerzada Mohd Sayeed said that 3,837 schools are
functioning in rented premises for which Rs 11.91 crore has
been paid in the last three years.
Giving further details, he said out of these, 3028 are
primary schools, 736 Middle schools, 67 High schools and 6
Higher Secondary Schools.
He said that out of Rs 11.91 crore spent on the rent,
Rs 418.59 lakh was spent as rent in 2008-09, Rs 368.04 lakh in
2009-10 and Rs 404.50 lakh in 2010-11.

PTI