This govt school in Bandipora has two rooms for 60 students

Bandipora, Mar 03 (KNS): Notwithstanding tall claims of government of providing state-of-the-art infrastructure, a government middle school in Malangam village it Bandipora district is even lacking basic facilities and around 60 students are cramped up in two rooms.

Locals while talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), said that middle school Kaashnar Malangam lacks even basic infrastructure like proper classrooms, where students can study with ease. 
They said that the school was upgraded from primary to middle school, however, it lacks even basic facilities and over 60 students are cramped up int two classrooms. 
Locals said that the school also lacks playground where students could perform extra-curricular activities. 
One of the locals said that they have approached the concerned ZEO several times regarding the issues, however, nothing has been done so far to upgrade infrastructure of the school. 
He also said that the school also lack teaching staff as there are only 5 teachers posted in the school of which three are on contractual basis. 
The locals said that the school has three rooms of which one is used as office, while two are used as classrooms, which speaks volumes about the plight of students who are cramped up in these two rooms. 
They appealed to the authorities to construct new building for the school so that the future of over 60 students could be saved.
When contacted, zonal education officer Quil zone, Abdul Raheem said that if locals give in writing, then they will take up the matter with the higher authorities for resolving the issue. (KNS)

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