J&K: 100 mobile schools to come up for Gujjars, Bakerwals
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government
has approved 100 mobile schools for the Gujjar and Bakerwal communities of the state to enable the children of the migratory population receive proper education.
The decision to set up 100 mobile schools for Gujjars
and Bakerwals, who migrate between Kashmir Valley and Jammu
region in search of pastures for their flock, was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here yesterday, an official spokesman said.
He said the Chief Minister sought a proposal for opening
of more such schools with adequate arrangements for the
Omar also directed for a comprehensive proposal for Mobile
Medical Centres (MMCs) for these communities to ensure their
health cover during migration from one place to another.
He asked the Health Department to move forward in this
direction early and work out a befitting strategy in this
The mobile school scheme for Gujjars and Bakerwals was
started by the chief minister`s grandfather Shiekh Mohammad
Abdullah during his tenure as Chief Minister but received set
back after the eruption of militancy.
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