India Today | 26 May 2017
Mission Kashmir education: Conclave organised to revive academic situation in the state
NEW DELHI: The law and order in Jammu and Kashmir has been undergoing an ordeal since the past six weeks, with students unable to concentrate on academics due to the prevailing chaos. Hundreds of educationists from across the country met in Srinagar to find the solution in order to put the students' academic life back on track through an international educational conclave.
Exchange programme between Gujarat and Kashmir
As per an NDTV report, Ekta Sodha, who runs a chain of schools in Gujarat, is here to collaborate with schools in the valley to start exchange programmes between students of Gujarat and Kashmir.
"As part of exchange programme between Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir, we want educational, cultural, technological exchange programmes. I think besides student, their parents should also be part of it," said Ekta Sodha, Vice President, National Independent Schools Alliance.
School administrators say they will support every move for the benefit of students in the Valley.
Government promises peace in the valley soon
GN Var, the president of the private schools association in Kashmir, said, "Most credible educational think tanks of South Asia, from Oxford and other places have been here as part of international education conclave. The basic purpose is to see how we can improve teaching and learning.''
Through this conclave, the government plans to make things better and bring peace in educational institutions."Inshallah you will see there will be peace in all the campuses and education will go on as usual," said Education Minister Altaf Bukhari.
Officials say Initiatives like the education conclave and engaging students could be a step forward.
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