Srinagar: In an impromptu decision, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced upgrading of Kendriya Vidyalaya School in Uri area of Jammu and Kashmir to higher secondary level.
The PM`s announcement came in response to a demand put forth by the local residents to this effect. "Modi announced the upgradation of local KV school from high school to higher secondary level after inaugurating the 240-MW Uri-II power project," an official spokesman said.
The spokesman said admission for the higher secondary level of classes would be started from the coming session.
Addressing the gathering, Modi said J and K is on the path of development and progress, the spokesman said.