‘Harvest, transportation of horticulture produce being coordinated’
STATE TIMES NEWSSRINAGAR: With the opening of middle schools on Wednesday, the teachers’ attendance was recorded at 60-80 per cent and government offices also witnessed 90 per cent attendance on Wednesday. The attendance of students also improved over the past two days. This was stated at a joint evening presser here by Director Information & Public Relations, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, DIG (CKR) VK Birdi and Director School Education Kashmir, Muhammad Younis Malik. They said the Government had decided to re-open the middle schools in the areas where primary schools were re-opened on Monday adding the attendance of staff is increasing from past two days at primary schools. It was also informed that the private schools have also started their primary classes while as all the primary and middle level schools also opened in Jammu division. It was also given out that DC offices are recording 80-90 per cent attendance of staff while the other government offices witnessed 70-90 per cent presence of staff. The presser was also informed that hospitals, banks are functioning normally, besides ATMs, transport, and other services are adequately operating across the State. They said review meetings are being held at district and divisional level for harvesting and transport of horticulture produce to other places. Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam himself reviewed the transport facilities and establishment of mandies across the Valley. There was no shortfall of transport facilities, the officials informed. The Government urges people not to believe in rumours in this regard, the presser was told.
They also said that there was no law and order incident reported from any area in Jammu and no major law and order incident from Kashmir was reported.
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