Srinagar: School Education Department Friday directed the lecturers to teach 9th and 10th standard students besides their routine duty of teaching senior secondary students.
The department said that the move was aimed to improve the academic standard.
The Deputy Secretary to Government said, “It is impressed upon lecturers of School Education Department to exuberantly involve themselves in teaching at 9th and 10th level besides at the plus-2 level.”
The officer said that the directives were issued in order to improve the academic standard in School Education Department and chisel the talented students of Jammu and Kashmir by way of tapping the professional talent of the able lecturers available in the department.
“This way the students shall be exposed to qualified and experienced staff for competing at the national level in various competitive exams,” the officer said.
The government said, “The Head of institutions and lecturers shall comply these instructions in letter and spirit and report in this regard shall be submitted by concerned Chief Education Officers on monthly basis.”