Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Mussarat Islam, today visited Government Higher Secondary School, Batote and reviewed the functioning of the school.Senior Superintendent of Police, Ramban, Haseeb-Ur Rehman; Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Dhirender Sharma and other senior officers accompanied the DC.The DC also inaugurated a Table Tennis Sports Hall in the school premises. He also took stock of measures taken by the school administration for adhering to COVID-19 SOPs.While interacting with the students, the DC urged them to follow the COVID -19 preventive measures as issued by the government. He further advised them to plan their careers and focus on their overall personality development.He assured the students that administration will provide necessary books pertaining to different competitive examinations like NEET, JEE, Banking etc in the district. He advised them to not to think of only common career options only but other options as well like entrepreneurship which is a noble profession to serve society and nation.The DC directed the head of the institution to provide access to students to school IT labs to enable them avail the IT-enabled services besides organizing personality development Classes for their overall development.Meanwhile, Principal Swarn Singh apprised the DC about staff strength, class enrollment and infrastructural status of the school. The DC said that there will be regular intra-district exchange of students by which the students of remote and backward areas of the district will learn newer ideas from the students of cities and towns like this which will give them a good exposure.The DC appreciated the school administration for maintaining the high standards in all respects and good academic achievements by the students in the recently declared result of 10th and 12th classes.The DC said that the heads of other schools of the district will be asked to visit some good schools like this in the district to have new ideas to raise their standard in maintenance and academics.He assured of his full support in development and encouragement of the school and its students.