16 new GDCs ,400 schools to be upgraded in J&K: Altaf Bukhari


The Jammu and Kashmir have decided to upgrade 400 schools and establish sixteen new Degree Colleges to fill the accessibility gap in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

The spokesman has quoted education Minister Altaf Bukhari “Two hundred High Schools would be Upgraded to Higher Secondary level, while 200 Middle schools would be upgraded to High School Level to fill the accessibility gap in the areas where students have to walk dozens of KMs to attend the classes.”

The Minister also informed that the Government is in the process of announcing sixteen new Degree Colleges for the deserving areas. He said there many important Tehsils which are still lacking the facility of higher education and they are being provided with this facility soon.

World-renowned tourist destination Pahalgam in Kashmir and Border Tehsil of RS Pura and many other areas greatly deserve Degree Colleges and Government has decided to meet the demand of people of such towns, Altaf Bukhari announced.


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