SRML Rolling Trophy, Super-50 prog to commence soon: Priya

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Mar 16:  SRML Rolling Trophy will commence soon as a tribute to the prestigious SRML School.
This was announced by Minister of State for Education, Tourism and Culture, Priya Sethi during her visit to the Govt. Shri Ranbir Higher Secondary School,  here today.
Giving details about the event, Minister said the event will be divided into quarterly time frames and will include sports activities, Olympiads, cultural competitions and festivals showcasing educational movies and documentaries.
The Minister asked the concerned officers to prepare a detailed plan in this regard and further asked them to prepare a calendar for all the activities to be taken under the proposed programme.
Priya asked the concerned officers to consider constructive recommendations and take feedbacks from the Principals and appoint a nodal officer and launch the mega event with an inter school sports competition.
Sethi said the Super-50 programme will also be started soon. She said under the programme, 50 students with academic brilliance from all over the division will be nurtured and prepared for IIT’s and IIM’s right from the 9th standard to pave a strong foundation for them to compete at national and international level.
The Minister called for the pooling of resources for the interest of the students especially for the weaker sections of society.
Stressing on making the Resource room efficient in schools across the state, State Project Director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Abdul Rashid War, who is holding the additional charge for Director School Education Jammu, assured the minister that Speech therapy machine will be provided to the school for making its resource room more equipped.
Pertinently, JMC announced grant of Rs 25 lakh for up-gradation of infrastructure in SRML School.
On the occasion Principal, SRML, Shafqat Javed Chib apprised the Minister regarding the need of construction of new and renovation of already existing infrastructure of the school.
The Minister assured that every developmental need essential for the betterment of the institution, catering to more than 2000 students, will be taken by the government on the priority basis.
The Minister asked the concerned officials to allocate 10 lakhs for the renovation of primary school at Jullaka Mohalla.