83 percent govt schools in JK have no computer, internet facility

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At a time when government schools have shown dismal performance   during the recently conducted class 10th exams, figures are enough to reveal why government run schools lag behind the private ones in JK.

There are 83 percent of the schools in Jammu and Kashmir without the internet or computer facility at present and more than 12 percent without the library facility, reveals the survey conducted by MHRD in JK.

The survey in detail had revealed that in the year 2012-13 83.93 percent of the schools in Jammu and Kashmir were without the computer and internet facility. After one year, in 2013-14, 83.02 percent of schools were still without the computers and using of internet continued to remain a distant dream for the kids studying in government schools.

The report further stated that in the 10+2 level schools, in the year 2012-13, there were 76.75 percent of schools without the facility of computers and internet. Meanwhile, in 2013-14, 69.63 percent of the schools in Jammu and Kashmir still used obsolete methods of imparting education.

The survey aggregated the percentage of all schools in Jammu and Kashmir that in 2012-13, there were 83.92 percent of secondary as well as higher secondary schools without the facility of computers and internet while as in 2013-14- the percentage keept shocking the experts as it  remained 83.03 percent.

Similarly, there are 18 percent of schools in the state which have no library facilities available at all.

 


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