Education Deptt seeks list of Govt schools falling above radius of seven KMs by foot
Srinagar, Apr 20 (KNO): School Education Department Thursday sought a list of government schools falling above a radius of seven kilometers or more on foot.
According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Personal Officer (PO) at Directorate of School Education Jammu (DSEJ) had issued a communique to all Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of the region.
“In this regard, you are asked to verify the distance of such schools and furnish the same to DSEJ,” it reads.
The PO said, “If any other schools in Jammu Division apart from the list issued by DSEJ where a distance of more than 7 km is required to be covered on foot and same may also be communicated to DSEJ itself through return mail.”
The officer has informed the CEOs to treat the matter as most urgent.
In the meantime, top officials at DSEK said that the move is aimed for internal purposes.
“As of now, we are consolidating the data for internal use and we will see what will be done to those schools after the transfer drive,” the official said—(KNO)