Srinagar: Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister for Education, called on Governor N N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday.
Bukhari discussed with the Governor the various initiatives, taken by the School Education Department, which are presently under implementation, an official spokesperson said.
The Governor discussed with Bukhari the measures required to be taken on time-bound basis to establish the infrastructure facilities which are missing in nearly 80 % of government schools in the State and, side by side the steps which must be taken to provide adequate sports and other facilities to the school students to enable their healthy and wholesome development and assured career advancement.
Governor emphasized the vital responsibility of the Education Department to provide quality educational facilities for students at all levels, as this would promote the future growth and development of the State.
Governor urged Bukhari to draw up a time bound Action Plan for remedying the serious deficiencies existing in the educational system and desired to have an early further discussion to review this matter.