Education department started community classes in open spaces across Kargil

KARGIL: In Ladakh, the community class concept by the Education Department has been a great success as keeping in view the well being of the students as per the Covid SOPs.

The schools are run in the open by establishing class rooms at meadows, pastures and barren lands in different villages in collaboration with the village coordinator appointed by the Education Department and the Village Education Community and volunteers and Government teachers of the particular village in which students are seen wearing uniforms of different schools.

Due to prevailing Covid-19 pandemic condition and restrictions on the opening of schools due to lockdown in Union Territory of Ladakh, Muneer Ahmad Turabi, a volunteer from Thuvina village of Sankoo Sub Division said that when schools were closed on 26th April 2021, he approached Deputy Commissioner Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve on April 30 for opening of a community class for the students of class 9th and 10th.

He thanked DC Kargil, CEC LAHDC Kargil and UT Administration for allowing opening of community classes for all the students in open space lowering the risk on the health of the students.

The Village Coordinator of Thovina Mohammad Behashti said that as per the direction of the Education Department, he motivated the qualified youths of the same village to engage as voluntary teachers for community classes along with VECs and PRI members.

He also thanked the UT administration for such a new way of classes during these pandemic situations and thanked the youths too for their voluntarism to make this option successful.

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