Sopore : Students of Government Higher Secondary School Botengoo area of Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla District have complained of poor infrastructure, lack of washroom in the Institute.
Government Higher Secondary School Botengoo up-graded in 2007 to meet the rising demand for quality educational institutions in Zaingeer belt of North region, is now symbol of apathy. lack of basic infrastructure including toilet facilities for the students and teachers, is only few of the long lists of problems suffered by the institute.
The school has enrollment of 650 students ,with two buildings but one old building which have been declared unsafe by R&B department for students due to the worst condition and has become an open habitat for birds college authorities told Kashmir Despatch.
General Auqaaf Commitee Botengoo President Haji Nisar Ahmed said school’s old building is in a dilapidated condition, posing threat to the lives of students and teachers. He said standard of education in the school is not satisfactory as in this digital world school lacking proper Toilet facility. He said that the education department officials have turned a blind eye towards this old school.
The locals of the area while alleging government said that government has failed to pay any attention towards the institute where our students are suffer. They added that “Nobody from the government has visited the institution to improve conditions of this Higher Secondary school.
Principal of the Government Higher Secondary Botengoo Mehraj-ul-din told Kashmir Despatch that we have left no stone un turned to apprise the higher authorities about the dilapidated condition of the school. He said that we once again are appealing the administration and concerned authorities to wake up from deep slumber and to redress this genuine issue.
Meanwhile Chief Education Officer Baramulla Abdul Ahad when contacted told Kashmir Despatch that we had already send proposal to higher authorities regarding the new building for Botengoo Higher Secondary, he added that once again department will remind higher authorities about this genuine issue so that students will not suffer more.
2015 Kashmir Despatch