Government college in Kashmir being upgraded under World Bank-funded project
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has began upgrading the Govt upgrading training infrastructure in South Kashmir under the World Bank funded project on the authorities diploma college at Bijbehara, Anantnag in South Kashmir. The project is being funded by the World Bank.
Construction of 12 extra classroom blocks and two frequent halls on the diploma college began off in full swing by R&B Kashmir at a value of Rs 10.31 crore and the project is being funded under the World Bank project of (Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project).
The development work on the bottom ground of the block has been accomplished and shuttering for the laying of slab on the primary ground is underway. Earlier as a result of a scarcity of school rooms, college students have been going through points, however after the compaction of those extra school rooms, many issues will discover help.
“JTFRP World bank funded this project for the well being of Kashmiri students. Two common halls and 12 classrooms are being constructed. The project began in November 2019 and should be completed within the next 18 months. A lot of time was wasted due to lockdown and pandemic as we did not have any standard operating procedure. But now the work is steadily progressing. Students difficulties will be minimised,” Shahjehan Ahmad Itoo, Assistant Executive Engineer – R&B, advised ANI
The college students of the diploma college hailed the step taken by the J-Okay administration.
“We were facing a lot of problems. Classroom addition will help all the students. We’re looking forward to our new and spacious classrooms,” Kafeel Bhat, a pupil, stated.
Although the academic establishments are closed throughout Kashmir valley, development work restarted quickly after the federal government eased lockdown restrictions.