72 CALCs established, 1900 primary schools opened in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Mar 23 (UNI) Under the Sarva Shiksha Abiyan (SSA), 72 Computer Aided Learning Centres (CALCs) have been established in upper primary schools in the Kashmir valley, an official spokesman said today.

He said 28 more such centres were being set up during the current fiscal.

He said about 1901 primary schools had been opened, 1329 schools upgraded while 1021 education guarantee centres near being given primary status under the scheme.

The scheme of Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) was set to be implemented with renewed vigour and commitment to secure the much-needed make-over of elementary education with emphasis on quality, the spokesman added.

He said 775 school buildings had been constructed while work was apace on 951 buildings at present.

Similarly, 172 Cluster Resource Centres had been constructed and another 99 were at various stages of completion, he said, adding that Under the scheme, 9000 educated youth were engaged as Rehbar-e-Taleem and 2661 youth as education volunteers in the valley.

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