Kichloo seeks early engagement of contractual lecturers

Excelsior Correspondent
Kishtwar, Apr 27: National Conference (NC) spokesperson and Member Legislative Assembly Sajad Ahmed Kichloo today said that the State Government headed by the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was scripting a new era of development through a strong and sustainable education system.
The present government has taken some landmark initiatives in the education, which is changing the dimension of the sector, Kichloo said after handing over the appointment orders to newly engaged Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers of Marwah, Dachan, Warwan and Nagseni areas of the district.
He reminded that the Government enhancement of employability of youth through wide-ranging skills development programmes is receiving considerable fillip to expand job market reach for them. “The government has special focous on tackling unemployment crisis through a multi-pronged strategy where under raising of employability of youth is on priority”, he said and added that it was the endure of the government to upgrade the skills of the youth ensuring their absorption in the open market in addition of creating maximum possible jobs in Government sector.
He informed that the Government has recently sanctioned 50 ITIs and 30 Polytechnic Colleges to give new dimension to the skills development programme and train the youth of J&K in modern trades and technology opening venues of substantial employment for them in the industrial and other sectors.
Drawing the personal attention of the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah towards the far flung areas of Kishtwar district, Kichloo said that the special attention was needed in the areas which remain covered under snow for most months of the year.
He urged the government to ensure that the academic arrangements in the high secondary schools be made at the start of the session so that the students may not suffer.
He demanded that the engagement of the contractual lecturers be made from the month of April, every year, so that student can take the real benefit of the arrangements. He also demanded preference to the local youth in the engagements.