Srinagar schools to have smart classes before current fiscal year ends, says J-K govt

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Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir government announced on Saturday that it will set up smart classes in over 30 schools this year in Srinagar.

The information of smart classes was given by Chief Education Officer on Saturday. The classes will be executed through National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT)

Currently, around 22 city schools have been included under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyhan (RMSA) and others that are remaining would be covered under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).

This project will be implemented under RMSA will get Rs 8 lakh. On the other hand, Schools that are under SSA would get Rs 6 lakh each.

An amount of Rs 38.80 lakh has been given by the DDC to make the classrooms smart.

An official of the School Education Department said, "All the students from Class 5 to 9 and Class 11 from all the government schools and recognised private schools of Kashmir valley shall be elevated to the next level with immediate effect."