Zulfkar acknowledges role of private schools in education dissemination

SRINAGAR, JUN 14: Applauding the role of private educational institutes in the state Minister for School Education, Haj and Auqaf and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali acknowledged that the private schools have played a phenomenal role in the disseminating quality education in the region. The Minister expressed these views at prize giving ceremony of the winners of State level Naat Competition, organized by Private Schools Association earlier during the day in the Auditorium of Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR). Explaining the purpose of schooling, the Minister said that teachers from government as well as private sector need to understand that the core purpose of schooling is to endow the students with the best knowledge. The Minister said as a part of developed society it becomes the responsibility of education providing institutions to promote the best habits with independent thought among their students. Secretary School Education Farooq Shah, Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo, president Private School Association G N Var, along with the representatives of other schools were present in the function.