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All schools, colleges in Jammu and Kashmir open, attendance 98 per cent: Government in RS

Currently, the examinations for 10th and 12th standard are going on and there has been over 98 per cent attendance of students.

Published: 20th November 2019 02:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th November 2019 02:32 PM   |  A+A-

Union Minister of Sate for Home G Kishan Reddy speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi Wednesday Nov. 20 2019.

Union Minister of Sate for Home G Kishan Reddy speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi Wednesday Nov. 20 2019. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: All schools and colleges are now open in Jammu and Kashmir and there is 98 per cent attendance in these institutions, the government told Parliament on Wednesday.

It asserted that all hospitals and healthcare centres are also "fully" operational.

"Government of Jammu and Kashmir has reported that after initial restrictions, all the schools and colleges are now open in Jammu and Kashmir including the Kashmir valley," Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in a written statement to Rajya Sabha.

"Currently, the examinations for 10th and 12th standard are going on and there has been over 98 per cent attendance of students."

He added that there are no restrictions on the movement of students in the valley.

"Further, all hospitals and health centres are open and all related medical services are fully functional," the minister said.



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