PM Focuses on Improving Education System at J&K: Ranjan Singh

The two-day visit of Union Minister of State for Education and External Affairs, Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh to Ganderbal district ended today.
On the second day, the Minister visited Degree College Kangan where he interacted with members of DDC, BDCs, sarpanchs and panchs of Kangan sub-division who briefed him on various demands and raised several issues of regional development.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Shymbir, SSP Ganderbal Nikhil Borkar, Principal Graduate of Kangan College, SDM Kangan, faculty members, PRI and other district officers.
While answering questions from the PRI, the Minister said that the Prime Minister has taken the initiative of a public outreach whereby Union Ministers visit J&K to assess the execution of projects development and implementation of various social welfare programs in J&K UT in addition to obtaining feedback and suggestions from locals which would be shared with the concerned department so that a quick and quality solution to the requests be assured.
He said the Prime Minister was focused on improving the education system in UT and that a new education policy had been introduced with the aim of providing students with a quality, affordable and flexible universal education to make India stronger.
In the meantime, the Minister visited PTS Manigam where different departments had set up booths to showcase their proposed products and programs. The Minister toured the stalls with the Deputy Commissioner, SSP and other officers who carefully observed local products and inquired about projects, especially those that provide livelihoods for locals.
On this occasion, the Minister also distributed sports kits, prostheses and orthoses and hearing aids among the beneficiaries.
Later, the Minister visited the Government Boys Higher Secondary School in Manigam where he witnessed the cultural program presented by the school children as well as sporting events in various categories.
Meanwhile, the Minister also visited the newly established Atal Tinkering Lab at Manigam Higher Secondary School where students presented models based on original innovative ideas which were appreciated by the Minister.
Appreciating the talent of the students, the Minister said that Atal Tinkering Labs provided a platform for the students to use their scientific knowledge and put it into practice and asked the students to do their best to work wonders for the society.