BOSE employees meet Education Minister, highlight demands

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Mar 2: A delegation of J&K State Board of School Education Employees Association today called on the Education Minister Altaf Bukhari and apprised him of their long pending demands, particularly the much needed streamlining of BOSE.
The 12-member delegation, led by Gulshan Raj Gupta, submitted a memorandum of demands seeking timely disposal of administrative affairs.
The Association demanded implementation of SRO 159 for promotions, budgetary provision for reimbursement of the amount pending under SSA for supplied textbooks, overall upliftment of BOSE by authorizing the Chairman to develop additional infrastructure, take care the needs and facilities of affiliated school managements.
The Association also suggested that BOSE may be involved as credible examining body of the State on the analogy of CBSE, authorizing BOSE to start new academic courses and adopt progressive plans and measures.
The minister gave a patient hearing to the Association members and assured an early and sympathetic consideration on the issues raised for financial as well as administrative affairs.
The delegation comprised of Rafiq Dar, Jatinder Singh, S Iqbal Singh, Satpal Singh, Rajesh Singh Jamwal, Shahzad Khan and Imtiaz Ahmed.