Srinagar (NVI): The Jammu and Kashmir education department has directed authorities to make sure that all government schools in the Union Territory install a signboard with national tricolour in the background, besides directing all the heads of the institutions to adopt “grey and white colour scheme” for the buildings of these schools.
The education department has also instructed the head of institutions to mention all the details of the school on the signboard.
Deputy Director- Planning in the school education department has been appointed to monitor the district wise progress of schools in adoption of the colour shades and installation of signboards, as per the official document.
“The district wise progress on this activity has to be completed by April 30 and the weekly report has to be submitted to the administrative department,” read the document.
In addition to this, the school education department has devised a format for the schools to submit the details of the progress to the department.
As per the official order, all the Chief Education Officers (CEOs) have to submit the details about the number of schools which have adopted ‘colour shades of Grey and White’, besides the number of institutions which have installed signboards of desired standard design.
According to an official, the initiative was started in February this year and most of the schools have started working on it.
“The school heads have been instructed to adopt the colour shades of grey and for installation of the signboards. The department is seriously monitoring its progress,” he said.
The CEOs have directed the principals, zonal education officers and headmasters of the schools to ensure the completion of the activity by April 30.
“Weekly progress on the said activity must reach the CEO office by each Sunday without fail,” read the official order issued by a CEO.