Honorable Minister for Education Mr. Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Visit
On the 17th of July the Honorable Minister for Education Mr. Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, accompanied by Honorable MOS Department of Education Smt. Priya Sethi, Honorable MLA Khansahib Mr. Shah Mohammad Hakeem Yasin, Honorable MLC Mr. Advocate Saif-Ud- Din Bhat, Worthy Commissioner Secretary to Govt. Higher Education Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, IAS, Director Colleges Dr. GM Tibat Bakal, Deputy Commissioner Budgam Mr. Mohd Harun Malik, and other dignitaries visited the Government Degree College Khansahib. On the occasion of this visit, the worthy Principal of the college Dr. Manzoor Ahmad Lone briefed the dignitaries about the college and informed the Honorable Minister about the immediate requirements of the college. These included a request for the construction of an Auditorium, the request for the levelling of the playground and providing fields for different sports activities like cricket, Vollyball, Basket Ball, the introduction of more subjects, the construction of a different smaller buildings like the college canteen, a hut for a chowkidaar etc, a browsing center, and Grant of Rs 30 lacs for establishing science laboratories. The students of the college also participated in raising these demands with the honorable minister.
The Honourable minister for education commended the construction work done at the college calling it a model college and a prototype to be followed in future construction works. Interacting with the students, the minister appreciated the principal for ensuring the participation of the students in interacting and raising the issues with the minister. The honorable minister accepted all the demands and welcomed the students to take an active part in understanding the requirements of the education sector and providing feedback to the authorities.
Earlier, the Honourable local MLA Khansahib Mr. Shah Mohammad Hakeem Yasin, speaking on the occasion, also requested the government to accept the demands raised by the students and the principal of the college. The minister also thanked the minister for Hr. education in anticipation of an acceptance of the requests.
Speaking on the occasion, the Honourable MLC Mr. Advocate Saif-Ud- Din Bhat also supported the requests raised by the principal and the students. The honourable minister insisted that education should be a prime concern of all those in power and should be addressed without being confining by regionalist concerns.
Earlier, the Honourable MOS Department of Education Smt. Priya Sethi, also spoke on the occasion. Appreciating the dominant presence of the girl students, the honourable minister inspired the students to join administrative services in future.
The Worthy Commissioner Secretary to Govt. Higher Education Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon presented a vote of thanks to the dignitaries. He appreciated the good work done under the leadership of the principal and affirmed the minister that the work will soon be started upon the different proposals accepted by the government.