Govt committed to provide quality education to tribal students: Vyas

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 29: Advisor to Governor B.B. Vyas today visited Gujjar Bakarwal Hostels in Jammu District and said that Government is committed to provide best quality education to the tribal students.
He was accompanied by Secretary Cooperative & Tribal Affairs Abdul Majid Bhat, Director Tribal Affairs Mushtaq Ahmed, Secretary Advisory Board for Gujjar & Bakarwals Mukhtar Ahmed and others senior officers.
The Advisor visited boys’ hostel at Eid Gah Residency, Girls Hostel at Shahidi Chowk and Gujjar Bakarwal PG Hostel at Kunjwani.
The Advisor directed the Secretary Tribal Affairs to ensure that the inmates of these three hostels are provided with all the necessary amenities so that they do not face any inconvenience. He said that the Central and the State Governments have already initiated several measures for ensuring that the students belonging to under privileged communities are provided with assistance through several flagship programmes and schemes.
While directing the officers to project the demands for budgetary support to these institutions, the Advisor said that the Government would ensure that these hostels and institutions are provided with quality infrastructure and amenities for the students and inmates residing in these.
The Secretary Tribal Affairs Abdul Majid Bhat informed the Advisor that the adequate and necessary mechanism has been put in place to ensure extension of quality facilities to the inmates of these and lacuna if any would be soon redressed.
Vyas also interacted with the inmates of these hostels and also went around the premises of these three hostels.