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In Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha today chaired a meeting to review the implementation of the “PM SHRI Schools” (PM Schools for Rising India) scheme in the Union Territory.

Akashvani Jammu Correspondent reports that the LG said that the PM SHRI Schools will provide leadership to other schools in their respective areas by providing mentorship and the focus will be on learning outcomes of every child in every grade while promoting critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity in all schools. The LG directed the preparation of a comprehensive five-year plan to reduce the distance of schools for children. He said new schools should be sanctioned with a focus that children should not have to travel long distances. The LG directed the School Education Department to include of life history and contributions of inspirational icons like General Zorawar Singh, Brigadier Rajinder Singh, Maqbool Sherwani and other prominent personalities in the schools’ curriculum. He also directed the department to ensure Vocational training and Skill development programmes in schools as well as the inclusion of Indian Philosophy in all the Universities of the Union Territory. Worth to mention, on the occasion of Teacher’s Day in 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced PM-SHRI for the upgradation and development of around 14,500 schools across the country. In Phase I, a total of 233 Schools from J&K have been approved for PM SHRI Schools by the Ministry of Education. In the second phase, J&K UT has recommended 265 schools to the Ministry of Education, seeking its approval.

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