constitutes high-level committee to look into SSA teachers issue: Zulfkar


SRINAGAR, Minister for School Education, Hajj and Auqaf and Tribal Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, today said that the Government has constituted a high-level committee to obtain inputs from all stakeholders in order to ensure speedy resolution of SSA teachers’ issues.

The committee headed by Secretary School Education Farooq Shah would have Director Sarva Sakshi Abiyan (SSA), Director School Education Kashmir, Director School Education Jammu, Special Secretary Education, Director Planning Education Department and FA&CO of Education Department as its members.

The Minister said that the present dispensation is well aware of issues faced by SSA teachers and everything possible would be done to mitigate their hardships.

Zulfkar said that administration is tirelessly working to find an appropriate full-time solution to the issues of SSA teachers and are optimistic that soon they would be able to address them once and for all.

The Minister said that he had a detailed meeting with Union Ministry of Human Resources and Development. He said during the meeting, the issues of SSA teachers were discussed threadbare.

Zulfkar said that he was assured by the Union Minister that the issues would be looked into and whatever possible help in this regard would be extended.
[09/06, 19:35] ‪+91 94190 12056‬: Expedite dev works in Old Srinagar on priority: Div Com to officers

SRINAGAR, JUNE 09: While reviewing the acquisition of land and structures for various projects in the old city of Srinagar, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the officers and engineers to expedite various developmental works in the downtown on the priority basis.

Threadbare discussions were held for Land/Structure acquisition of Community Halls at Zaina Kadal, Namchibal, Baba Demb, Kawdara, Fire Station at Maharaj Gunj, and other developmental works in the old city (downtown), officials told Sachnews Jammu Kashmir.
The Divisional Commissioner directed Fire and Emergency department to place an indent along with DPR to the Government within a week for the release of funds so that the construction work is started soon.

Regarding other developmental projects, he directed Additional Deputy Commissioner to submit the report to the Divisional Commissioner’s office immediately so that all bottlenecks are cleared.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Director Fire and Emergency Services, Superintending Engineer R&B, Collector Land Acquisition, Joint Commissioner SMC, affected shop/structure owners and other concerned were present in the meeting.