LG Mathur visits Government Model Middle School Biathang Shilikchay, KV Trespone
KARGIL, JULY 25, 2021: Lieutenant Governor Ladakh Radha Krishna Mathur visited Government Model Middle School Biathang Shilikchay here today.
Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan, Additional DC Kargil Tsering Motup, officers of Education Department besides other concerned officers accompanied the LG during the tour.
During the visit, LG Mathur interacted with the teachers, students and Village Education Committee (VEC) members and hailed their efforts in enhancing the roll of students in the school from a meagre 6 students in 2016 to 136 presently by taking the initiative of running the school on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode, with proactive involvement of the local community.
Underlining the importance of community participation in proper functioning of schools to yield desirable results and terming Government Model Middle School Biathang Shilikchay as model in this regard, LG Mathur said that the same model should be replicated by other government schools in the UT.
The LG also went round different sections of the school including the distinctive lab type classes of different subjects, and expressed satisfaction about the unique type of teaching methods adopted by the school.
Responding to the various issues and demands projected by the school staff and VEC members which included sanctioning of posts of Masters, Teachers and Orderly, up-gradation of the school to High School level, sanction of multipurpose hall, establishment of library and construction of office block and fencing, the LG Ladakh assured that all demands will be considered for suitable follow up measures.
Later, LG Mathur along with the CEC, Kargil and Former Executive Councillor and Councillor Trespone Aga Syed Mujtaba Mosavi visited the Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) Trespone and took stock of its overall functioning.
The LG visited the astronomy lab dedicated to the students of Ladakh this year and different sections of the KV including the classrooms, labs, library and art room and expressed satisfaction on the level of infrastructure and educational facilities to students.
Principal KV Kargil K S Pathania apprised the LG about the status of CBSE 2019 results of X and XII class students, result analysis of past 6 years, present enrolment of schools and staff strength, physical infrastructure, curricular, co-curricular, extra-curricular activities and other related aspects.
The LG instructed the Principal KV Kargil to take all requisite measures to further strengthen KV Kargil to make it one of the best KVs in the country. He assured of all out support from the UT Administration to achieve this goal.
As regards to the starting up of arts and commerce subjects and setting up of smart classes in the KV, LG Mathur requested the CEC, Kargil to consider necessary measures in this regard including recommendations for starting up of arts and commerce classes. He also instructed the Principal KV Kargil to explore the possibilities for construction of hostels for students for which adequate land is available in the KV premises, and assured that adequate measures will be taken with regard to strengthening of existing water supply connection and installation of hand pumps for water supply in winters.
LG Mathur also directed the Principal KV to prepare proposals with regard to further requirements for strengthening of the KV in consultation with the LAHDC and District Administration Kargil and follow up with KVs.