Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand today conducted a surprise checking of various educational institutions of Kathua and Samba districts.Director School Education, Tushar Kanti Sharma, District Development Commissioner, Kathua, Jitendra K Singh and SP Kathua, Mohan Lal accompanied the Deputy Chief Minister.The Deputy Chief Minister conducted surprise inspection of office of ZEO Vijaypur, Hr Sec School Vijaypur, Govt Middle School Badhani, office of ZEO Samba in Samba District and Higher Sec School Hiranagar, ZEO office Hiranagar, Govt Middle School Hiranagar, Govt Girls High school Hiranagar, CEO office Kathua in Kathua District.
He inspected the classrooms, laboratories, kitchen sheds in these schools and enquired the students about the academic and other facilities being extended to them. He also took stock of mid day meal programme and asked the concerned to ensure quality ration besides a hygienic atmosphere in the kitchens. He directed the concerned to get the food samples tested with the BMO s on frequent basis so that only nutritious and hygienic food is served to the students.During the inspection of the office of the ZEO Vijaypur & ZEO Samba, the Deputy Chief Minister found that no proper maintenance of records is kept in these offices and directed the Director to seize the records.The Dy CM also ordered the concerned to seize the records of Govt Middle School Badhani where the whole staff was not present.Mr. Tara Chand enquired about the status of SSA, construction of buildings, mid day meal schemes at the offices of ZEO Samba, Vijaypur and Hiranagar. He asked the authorities to ensure proper maintanence of records under all these schemes.At Higher Secondary School Hiranagar, the Dy CM enquired about the 10+2 and matric results and also checked the records. He directed the Director to issue orders to call back teachers of Government High School Hiranagar attached with the ZEO office.