DC Pulwama reviews functioning of Education Department

Pulwama: Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Dr. Raghav Langer today convened a meeting to review the scenario of Education related activities and progress of Online and e – learning courses being carried out by Education Department in the district.
The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Pulwama ,Awantipora, Tral, Chief Education Officer, District Education Planning Officer, ZEO’s and other officials.
Chief Education Officer Pulwama apprised the Deputy Commissioner about the online and e-learning initiatives taken by the Education Department for engaging the students in studies while staying at their homes amid lockdown.
He said specially designed study modules have been delivered through WhatsApp to all the students to ensure continuation of their studies.
It was informed that out of 38 thousand students studying in Government schools in the district, 14000 are having classes through various online and social media platforms while 16000 students have been provided home assignments.
In addition live tele- classes are being telecasted on DD Kashir and AIR Radio and pre-recorded classes are telecasted through local Cable Network on Solace Channel from 7:00 am to 10:00 am . Moreover Lecture series through Facebook Live and YouTube are also being conducted on daily basis.
Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner urged the concerned officers to implement the initiatives of the Education Department regarding online classes for the students, so that the loss is compensated through the virtual media. He directed the ADC’s to conduct zonal level meetings with Private School owners to seek details of curricular activities and e-learning process initiated by them for the students.
He also directed them to submit a report regarding the action taken by Private Schools in this regard.
Pertinently, around 50000 students are enrolled in private schools in Pulwama district.