‘New colleges not to function from GHSSs as per past practice’

The Minister took detailed review of the progress made in identification, acquisition of land for Government Degree College Rafiabad and additional land for Baramulla Degree College for its further expansion.

GKNN
Jammu, Publish Date: Feb 15 2018 12:54AM | Updated Date: Feb 15 2018 12:54AM
‘New colleges not to function from GHSSs as per past practice’File Photo

Minister for Education, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari today said that Government would run new colleges of the state in rented buildings making an end to past practice of running these colleges from Government Higher Secondary Schools.

“The department would hire separate buildings to house new colleges till the construction of the campuses instead of running these from GHSS which badly hampers the education of students of both the institutions,” the Minister said while reviewing the progress on land identification for GDC campus Rafiabad and expansion of Baramulla Degree College campus here at a meeting. 

The Minister took detailed review of the progress made in identification, acquisition of land for Government Degree College Rafiabad and additional land for Baramulla Degree College for its further expansion.

It was informed that district administration has identified over 80-Kanal land for Rafiabad GDC campus and the process of acquisition is in progress.  Altaf Bukhari asked district administration to work out a comprehensive outlay for the campus with a provision for developing a sports stadium within or in the vicinity of the campus.

Highlighting the importance of having a well-equipped sports stadium, the Minister said that the government would pool resources for its development by dovetailing various state and centrally sponsored sports development schemes. GKNN

 

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