Mehbooba thanks Tendulkar for sanctioning Rs 40 lakh for J&K school

SRINAGAR, MAR 30: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today thanked cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for sanctioning over Rs 40 lakh from the MP Local Area Development (MPLAD) funds for construction of a school building in Kupwara district of North Kashmir.
“Thankful to @sachin_rt for using his MPLAD funds for the construction of a school building in Kashmir. Even off the field, he continues to inspire us all,” she said on Twitter.
Tendulkar, in a letter to the DM and District Collec-tor (Office of Mumbai Suburban District, District Planning Committee), mentioned that the Imperial Educational Institute, Dru-gmulla, established in 2007, had requested for funds and “the request must be scrutinised”.
The description of work requested include construction of a school building with 10 class rooms, four laboratories, an administrative block, six toilets and an assembly/prayer hall.
The institute is the only school in Drugmulla. It currently has 1,000 students in classes one to 10.