20000 graduate teachers to be registered with IGNOU for BEd: Altaf Bukhari

Says Govt striving to revive glory of education sector

September 18, 2017 STATE 605 Views
20000 graduate teachers to be registered with IGNOU for BEd: Altaf Bukhari

Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari chaired a meeting convened to discuss the enrollment of in-service graduate teachers of school education department in B.Ed (ODL) program.
On the occasion, the Education department entered into a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with IGNOU and decided that around 20,000 in-service graduate teachers will be registered with IGNOU for B.Ed courses which will be completed by April 2019.
Similarly the government has also entered into an MOC with National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) for registering more than 6,000 in-service under graduate teachers for Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) course which will also be completed by April 2019.
The Minister directed Director School Education (Kashmir) to prepare the required details within a weeks’ time about the candidates who have to get registered for B.Ed course.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Higher Education, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Chairperson BOSE, Director IGNOU, Directors of School Education (Kashmir), School Education (Jammu), Director Colleges Kashmir, Project Directors of SSA and RMSA and other concerned officials.
Meanwhile, Altaf Bukhari said the glory of education sector will be revived for which the government has taken various initiatives. He said strengthening education sector is the need of the hour so that the qualitative education is imparted to the students.
The Minister said this on the annual day of a local private school here wherein he was invited as the chief guest.
MLA Baramulla Javaid Hassan Baig, Secretary Education Farooq Ahmad Shah, District Development Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash, SSP Baramulla Mir Imtiyaz Hussain and other prominent citizens besides a huge gathering of students were present on the occasion.
While terming a teacher as a nation builder, the Minister signified his role in the overall career development of a student and said that our commitment is to build capacity so that overall performance of the teachers are enhanced.
He urged upon the teachers to create conducive environ while dealing with the students and stressed for adopting student friendly learning measures.

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