Stressing on seeking students feedback for bringing improvements in curriculum and teaching methodology, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday called for devising institutional mechanism for sustained handholding of students.

Chairing the 16th Board of Governors meeting of J&K Sainik School, Manasbal at the Raj Bhavan here Monday, he directed for incorporating novel methods for imparting education taking benefit of the information technology.

The Lt Governor took stock of the functioning of J&K Sainik School, Manasbal and appreciated the role being played by them in imparting quality education. He also directed the board to encourage more and more students to join the Armed Forces in addition to other civilian disciplines.

He also congratulated the school for substantial improvement in the academic results over the past 4 years and producing a number of successful candidates who have excelled at national and international platforms.

During the meeting, the Lt Governor called all stakeholders for devising an institutional mechanism for sustained handholding of students and for incorporating novel methods for imparting education taking benefit of the information technology. He also encouraged to seek students’ feedback for bringing improvements in the curriculum and teaching methodology.

Terming education as the catalysing force behind every positive change in the society, the Lt Governor said education transforms humans into assets for the society. He also hailed the New Education Policy and said that it would empower the youth for nation-building.

The Lt Governor Sinha impressed upon the school administration to take the school at par with the best schools of the country for which the government would continue to provide all necessary support. He also appreciated the exceptional results shown by the students in board exams during the past couple of years.

Principal of the School,N A Dar also informed the Lt Governor that the entrance exam for class 6 and class 9 for session 2020 have been postponed due to Covid-19 and shall be conducted in the first week of October 2020.