Effective public service delivery through innovative governance knowledge exchange
Effective public service delivery through innovative governance knowledge exchange
Search
signup
 
Jammu and Kashmir to improve education infrastructure
In a bid to increase the current literacy rate of Jammu and Kashmir from 65.67 per cent to 100 percent, the state government has approved Rs 778 crore for education infrastructure in the current year.

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is spending Rs 778 crore on improving the education infrastructure in the Kashmir division during the current year.

This is a big jump from Rs 179 crore which was earmarked during 2006-07, Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed said.

He said government was keenly focusing on this vital sector for improving the entire education infrastructure.

During the current year special focus is being given to construct new education buildings for which Rs 312 crore has been earmarked, he added.

The Minister said development of academic and physical infrastructure was the need of the hour as progress in any field depends on the literacy and education standards.

 

Source: iGovernment