COVID19:Kupwara students getting study material through WhatsApp, YouTube
Kupwara, April 07 : At a situation when everybody is asked to stay indoors and maintain social distance to avoid spread of pandemic Corona Virus , COVID-19, District Administration Kupwara came on forefront to keep students of the boarder district in touch with their education through different online methods of communication. For this , Education Department , Kupwara has made elaborate arrangements to connect students of all Higher Secondary and High schools of the district through sepreate WhatsApp groups where concerned teachers are delivering study materials to the students on line. Besides, various Subject Matter Experts are delivering lectures on different topics on Youtube , enable students to avail the opportunity of studying at home in view of lockdown. “The process of educating students through online medium has been started a week ago on the directions of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Anshul Garg and Higher Ups of Education Department “, said Chief Education Officer (CEO) Kupwara, Abdul Hamid Fani who is supervising the overall process of educating students with new trends.The CEO informed that the instructions has been already issued to concerned heads of Higher Secondary and High Schools to create watsapp groups at block levels, besides a YouTube channel has been also created to deliver lectures with an aim to reach all the students in the entire district, adding that all the DRPs, ZRPs, CRPs and teachers of the district have been involved in the process of dissemination of information as per the syllabus. He said, “I am personally monitoring the ‘Zoom Application’ , which has been created by the government to reach out the students more effectively in the district.CEO also informed that with the active support of Deputy Commissioner, Anshul Garg Education Department is on way forward to co-ordinate with local Cable Operators so teleclasses can be introduced in the Kupwara and Handwara towns at an earliest. He said efforts are also on to connect even middle class students at cluster level.
Applauding the efforts of various officers and teachers including District Coordinator Cultural Education Wing, Nazir Ahmad Qureshi who are working on forefront to make the programme success, the CEO said that the students are satisfied with the process of education during the spread of the dreadful disease.