75th I-Day celebrations: Bhatnagar reviews preparations of SED
Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today chaired a meeting of the School Education Department (SED) to review the preparations of the department for celebrating the 75th Independence Day.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary School Education, B.K Singh; Director School Education Kashmir, Tassaduq Hussain Mir; Director School Education Jammu, Ravi Shanker Sharma; Additional Secretary SED and other concerned officials of the department while as Chief Education Officers participated in the meeting through video conferencing.
Speaking on the occasion, Advisor Bhatnagar impressed upon the officers to ensure that all the arrangements are in place well in advance for the smooth conduct of functions in the schools besides other logistic material should also be placed in schools at the earliest.
The Advisor directed the officers to celebrate the function in all schools with singing of National Anthem and hoisting of National Flag with proper Flag Code. He asked them that the covid appropriate behavior should be strictly followed while celebrating this important day.
While highlighting the role of PRIs and local communities in the celebrations, Advisor Bhatnagar also discussed tree plantation , sports competitions, cultural events etc as part of the celebrations.
The Advisor, while stressing on cleaning the schools beforehand, directed the officers to carry out dedicated cleanliness drives across all schools so that this important festival is celebrated with dignity, decorum and full enthusiasm.
He further asked the officers to finalize all the arrangements for the online essay competition, painting competition, patriotic song competition and others, which are part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ activities so that the winners can be felicitated during the Independence Day celebrations at their district headquarters. He also directed them to arrange three prizes for each district for the winners of these competitions.
On the occasion, both the directors gave an overall view to the Advisor about the preparations regarding Independence Day celebrations in their respective divisions.