JAMMU: In Jammu and Kashmir, education with practical knows how the need of the hour and for that Administration should come forward to take special decisions. This was stated by Educationiat, Ramon Magsaysay and Rolex Awardee Sonam Wangchuk Founder SECMOL AND HAIL Ladakh during a meeting with the Deputy Commissioner Kargil Baseer Ul Haq Chowdhary.
Sonam Wangchuk Briefed about the steps taken by Secmol for improving educational quality in Government Run Schools and importance of Government Schools in saving the rural life of Ladakh. He also informed that HAIL Ladakh will have its campuses at Kargil and Zanskar Also where students of the area will find solution for improving the ecology, living status and sustainable economy of the area.
Baseer Ul Haq Chowdhary Appreciated the work of Secmol and Sonam Wangchuk and told that he has a special focus on improving the educational quality of Government Schools in Kargil and keeping that in mind he is adopting 9 Government Schools out of the 170 odd schools where the roll is below 5 students.
He also expressed his desire to work with Secmol and Hail to improve Educational Quality in Government Schools and referring to Government Middle School Baithang and other pilot Schools told that he will be working out of box to improving the roll of students in more than 150 governemnt schools where the roll is below 10 and around 30 schools has been closed, which is a grave concern for a district.
Earlier Sonam Wangchuk also Visited various Villages of Kargil Town, Goma Kargil, Baroo etc and discussed with people about water crisis and other issues. He also visited the Ice Stupa Project of Karith Government Middle School which won the second prize of the Ice Stupa Competition and was impressed with the school teachers and villagers who are running a Government School which is Imparting quality education using student friendly techniques.