Will address concerns of parents, school admins regarding transport before opening schools: Shahid Choudhary

Srinagar 15 February (KNS): District Devlopment Commissioner Srinagar and incharge Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said that adminstration will address the concerns of Parents and Private School administration regarding School Fee & transportation  before re-opening of schools in valley.

Talking exclusively with news agency-Kashmir News Service (KNS) regarding Reopening of schools in valley scheduled on March 1, Dr Choudharysaid, "

"The opening of schools amid Covid 19 with the huge enrollment is a big call and Standard operating procedures has been already notified to take precautions. Almost one thousand schools in Srinagar District with overall enrollment of one lac thirty thousand students will resume classes," he said.

“We took the initiative to train Teachers of all educational institutions. They were trained regarding adoption of covid protocol,” he added.

Dr Choudhary further said that schools are being augmented with every requirement related to Covid Protection. 

Department of Socialocial and Preventive Medicine as our Knowledge partner is providing technical support to education Department. 
"All the Heads of institutions have been trained as well in standard operating procedures," he said.

“Steps will be taken on school level as well so to ensure confidence in students and parents which is very important to get more response of children in schools. Teachers of schools and other management has been trained and health department has been associated to provide required support to ensure safe and hasslefree opening of schools”, he added.

Regarding a question on call of Private Schools Association  they will not offer  Transport facility to students, Dr Choudhary said, " there are lot of issues of parents and private schools and a recent interaction witnessed good advancement. As far as Transport issue is concerned. we will have them on table soon before reopening of schools to discuss these issues so that they can be resolved soon."

Regarding the role of parents in reopening of schools, Dr Choudhary said that Parents will play an important role in Re-opening of schools related to confidence to themselves and their Children, " There is need of active participation of parents in Re-opening of schools ".(KNS)

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