|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Jan 15: In order to take stock of functioning of J&K Board of School Education, Administrative Secretary School Education Dept. B.K Singh, visited JKBOSE Divisional office today.
He interacted with the officers and staff of JKBOSE in order to get firsthand account of various processes like admissions, examinations, evaluation and various other academic initiatives taken in order to continually upgrade various student-centred mechanisms.
He appreciated various steps taken to combat the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic, especially evaluation, declaration of results and conduct of examination jointly by JKBOSE and Directorate of School Education department which was highly appreciated by Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports.
He said that this signifies the dynamism of this organization. He also suggested many new initiatives like providing e-copy of answer sheets to students, sharing subject wise result data to the school teachers to assess learning outcomes for better classroom transaction management, improvising question papers to minimise memorising of facts and assessing ability based skills etc.
Chairperson JKBOSE, Prof. Veena Pandita, while welcoming the guests expressed her satisfaction on the functioning of JKBOSE and said, "The faith shown by the society in this organisation always encourages us to think and act in the interest of the students and other stakeholders."
Anuradha Gupta Director School Education, Jammu, Mohammad Younis Malik, KAS, Director School Education, Kashmir (Online), Naseer Ahmad Wani, KAS, Additional Secretary to Govt, School Education Dept., Javid Ahmad Shagoo, Addl. Secretary to Govt. (Law), School Education Dept., and Mr.Shoket Mehmood, Jt.Director, School Education Dept., Jammu were also present on the occasion.