JKBOSE Chairman visits Ladakh, assesses functioning of affiliated schools, sub-centres

Excelsior Correspondent
LEH, Aug 24: Chairman, Jammu & Kashmir Board of School Education, Prof Parikshat Singh Manhas conducted a special visit to Ladakh to assess the state of education within the UT and to gain a firsthand understanding of the overall functioning of Sub offices, private schools affiliated with JKBOSE and to take stock of the functioning of Accredited Study Centres of JKSOS.
Accompanied by Joint Secretary Administration, Prof Aijaz Ahmad Hakak and other officers from Academic and Administration, Chairman JKBOSE interacted with administrators of UT of Ladakh, officers of Education Department and other stakeholders to gather insights into the current educational landscape and to identify areas where JKBOSE can efficiently contribute for the betterment of education in the UT of Ladakh. He also sought their active support to JKBOSE in its functioning in the region for providing better education as envisioned under NEP 2020.
The JKBOSE team also interacted with all the heads of affiliated institutions and discussed the unique challenges and opportunities faced by these schools and explore ways to collaborate efficiently and enhance the overall educational experience for the betterment of students. The team also highlighted the best practices that schools should follow to raise the standards of the Education in the region. The
During the meeting with the Heads of Accredited Study Centres of JKSOS and DIET Principal, it was requested to highlight the Open schooling among masses so that all the aspirants get a second chance to continue their education especially through SOS and no child may be left behind, to achieve the goal envisioned under NEP 2020 of Univesralization of Secondary Education by 2030.
The Chairman JKBOSE also paid surprise visit to the Examination Centre pertaining to ongoing JKSOS, Secondary School Examination (10th Class) and expressed satisfaction on the arrangements put in place. He also stressed upon the supervisory staff deployed to take good care of the examinees to make them as comfortable as they can while they write their answer scripts.
During his visit to the sub office Leh, Prof Parikshat undertook a comprehensive review of its office operations. He directed to ensure that various BOSE services to the students and other stake holders are provided promptly in a hassle free manner.