Secy Union HRD Ministry calls on Chief Minister


Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Anil Swarup called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.

Swarup, who is on a visit to the State, briefed the Chief Minister about the initiatives of his Ministry regarding strengthening Education sector in the State.

The Chief Minister impressed upon the Union Secretary for adopting a systemic approach to further strengthen the Educational system in the State. She sought more technological, monitoring, delivery and inventional interventions from the Centre to further improve the quality of school education in the State. This integrated approach, she said, would also help students hone their personality traits or career skills in a better way to become responsible citizens of tomorrow.

Mehbooba Mufti also sought more student exchanges for the students of the State so that they remain abreast with the changing educational scenario in rest of the country.

Funding for SSA, Midday Meal scheme, strengthening of school infrastructure and other issues related to Education sector in the State came up for discussion during the meeting.

Minister for Education, Syed Altaf Bukhari; Chief Secretary, B. B. Vyas; Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Rohit Kansal and Secretary, School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah were also present on the occasion.

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