Parliamentary delegation reviews educational scenario in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Jul 15 (UNI) A four-member Parliamentary delegation took a detailed review of educational scenario in the Kashmir Valley today.

The delegation headed by Trilochan Singh also reviewed the educational system of Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Ladakh with the management of National Institute of Trainings located in Kashmir University here.

The delegation was informed that 50 feeder and two middle schools are running under the management of the said institute wherein 1500 students are presently receiving education.

Besides, two University campuses are likely to come up with a cost of Rs 25 crore in Ladakh region.

It was apprised that the Central institute which is being funded by Central Ministry of Tourism and Culture, has earmarked Rs 10.38 crore for the education sector for the current academic session in the Ladakh region.

It was also informed that the largest library on Buddhism in the country has been set up in Ladakh region having 26,571 books in different languages.

Union Secretary of Culture and Tourism, Director NIT, Government of India and other senior officers included in the Parliamentary delegation.


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