HSS to open on Oct 3; colleges by Oct 9

No tuition, bus fee from students

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Sept 30: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners and concerned officers to ensure that all Government schools as well as private institutions up to Higher Secondary level of the Valley are open by October 3 and colleges by or before Oct 9 across the Valley.
He also directed them to hold parent-teacher meet on October 1 in all schools across the Valley and also finalize all the modalities for opening schools and colleges in coordination with district administration across Kashmir division.
During the meeting, it was informed that Medical Colleges and Dental College are already functioning smoothly and their students are appearing in exams without any inconvenience.
Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal, Director Information & Public Relations Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, DIG (central), SSP Srinagar, Directors of School Education and Colleges, Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Assistant Commissioner (central), Principals of all Schools and Colleges and other concerned officers were present in the meeting while as other Deputy Commissioners of the Valley joined via video conferencing.
Meanwhile, the Divisional Commissioner has also directed all Deputy Commissioners and Director School Education to ensure that no tuition and bus fee shall be charged from students of Government as well as private schools during closed days of August and September months of year 2019.
If any educational institution is found indulging this practice, heavy course of penalty shall be charged besides registration of such educational institution would be cancelled.
He stressed upon the concerned authorities to implement the directions in letter and spirit across the Valley.


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