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Schools located in remote areas of Rajouri, Reasi face plethora of problems
12/13/2017 11:12:01 PM
Early Times Report

RAJOURI, Dec 13: Large number of schools located in the remote areas of Rajouri and Reasi districts have no road connectivity and students including girls and tiny tots have to cover distances between 4-8 kilometres to reach the nearest school.
As per Education Department most of the schools situated in Khawas Education Zone falls under summer zone and observing summer holidays.
This is despite the fact that the inhabitants of the area claim that many areas including Narla, Kotchalwal, Bambal, Sanglote, Lambi Bari Panglar, Upeer Rioti, Badhal Gali, Udhan, Bhella etc experience moderate to heavy snowfall during the winter season .
H S Jamwal a local resident said that there area (s) being exposed to Pir Panjal mountain ranges faces spine chilling winds and in most of the school the presence of students comes down between 10-20 percent.
Out of 124 schools under Khawas education zone more than 45 schools falls in such areas which experience 6 inch to 1 feet snowfall making the school children to stay at their homes.
Another villager Mohammad Shakoor said that during last two days due to torrential rains and heavy snowfall in Pir Panjal mountain range out of 119 students' only 10-20 students could attend their classes in government high school at Narla.
The school is also facing shortage of teachers as out of six sanctioned posts of Master grade teachers all are lying vacant while the headmaster was transferred about three months ago and since then the post is lying vacant.
"At present five teachers looking after the affairs of this school and students facing many difficulties in the absence of subject teachers in completing their subjects before the final examination in the month of March," said a teacher on the condition of anonymity.
Inhabitants of the area have demanded to bring Khawas Education Zone under winter zone as the weather remains pleasant during the months between March and November. They added that the matter has been taken several times with the successive Chief Education Officer, District Administration and higher authorities at Directorate level but nothing has been dine in this matter till today.
When contacted Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhry, DDC said, "The matter has been discussed with the education department. These schools will be included in winter zone now onwards. A list of the schools has also been sought so that the heating arrangements can be made for such schools".
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