KARGIL, OCT 9: Advisor to Chief Minister, Prof. Amitabh Mattoo today had a review meeting with Deputy Commissioner Kargil Haji Gulzar Hussain to take stock of education scenario in the district.
The Advisor who is on five-day visit to the region said that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti led Government is committed for the upgradation of education sector in all the three regions of the State and in this regard various steps are being taken under “Knowledge Initiative.”
He stressed upon officers to work with utmost dedication for the upliftment of the education section in the district so that positive changes are visible on ground.
During his tour, the Advisor would meet the concerned of Hill Councils of Kargil and Leh. Besides, to exchange the ideas about the initiative the Advisor would also have detailed meetings with the officers from the Department of Education, members of Civil Society and people from various walks of life.
Meanwhile, various deputations called on Professor Mattoo at Drass to apprise him with various issues faced by them. He assured them that he would take up the issue with CM as well as with the concerned officers.
Later, Professor Mattoo also visited the Kargil War memorial to pay homage to 1999 and other wars martyrs.
He was accompanied by officials and experts from Australian India Institute Delhi branch.