Srinagar: The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar and incharge Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said administration will address concerns of parents and private school administration regarding School fee and transportation before re-opening of schools in Valley.
“The opening of schools amid Covid-19 with huge enrollment is a big call and SOPs has been already notified to take precautions. Almost one thousand schools in Srinagar District with overall enrollment of one lakh thirty thousand students will resume classes,” he said.
“We took the initiative to train teachers of all educational institutions. They were trained regarding adoption of covid protocol,” he said.
Choudhary said schools are being augmented with every requirement related to Covid Protection.
The DC said all the heads of institutions have been trained as well in standard operating procedures.
“Steps will be taken on school level as well so to ensure confidence in students and parents which is very important to get more response of children in schools. Teachers of schools and other management have been trained and health department associated to provide required support to ensure safe and hassle free opening of schools”, he said.
In response to a question on Private Schools Association not offering transport facility to students, Choudhary said there are lot of issues of parents and private schools and a recent interaction witnessed good advancement.
“As far as transport issue is concerned, we will have them on table soon before reopening of schools to discuss these issues so that they can be resolved soon,” he said.