Srinagar: In order to improve the
functioning of government-run schools, the Jammu and Kashmir
government has decided that no private school will be allowed
to come up in the vicinity of a public school.
"No private institution will be allowed to come up in
the vicinity of government institute. The service rule
order-123 in this regard needs to be implemented in letter and
spirit," State Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed
said at a conference here on Tuesday.
Sayeed said the government has succeeded to a large
extent in promoting literacy rate, implementing central
schemes like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya
Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) in the State.
"Massive infrastructure has been raised across the
state under these flagship programmes. The state is marching
fast towards the goal of 100 per cent literacy," he added.
The Minister said the government will soon issue
confirmation orders for zonal education officers and
headmasters, while the regularisation of 10+2 lecturers is
The Minister asked the teachers to work with outmost
dedication and impart quality education to the students.
Responding to the demands put forth by the employees,
Sayeed assured them that their genuine demands would be looked
The Minister directed the Chief Education Officers to
complete selection process of Rehbar-i-Taleem teachers
(teaching guides) within 45 days in a transparent manner.