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Lessons on radio for children in Kashmir from next week


SRINAGAR: To achieve out to most scholars amid the coronavirus lockdown, the School Education Department in Kashmir is starting audio lessons from next week in collaboration with the All India Radio, officials mentioned. The educational broadcast will permit scholars to be informed throughout the medium of radio whilst sitting of their properties and the speculation at the back of the initiative is to engage the students and to succeed in out to them whilst they're confined to their properties because of national lockdown, they mentioned.

The teachers can be turning in courses as per curriculum and the similar will achieve scholars through radio.

The courses can be aired on the All India Radio, Srinagar all the way through day time for which period slots have already been specified by the station, the officials mentioned.

The Directorate of School Education (DSEK), Kashmir had started tele-classes on March 26 throughout the Kashir channel of Doordarshan Kendra, Srinagar and at this time two lessons are aired daily masking the syllabus of fundamental and secondary lessons.

The department has additionally reached out to scholars through local cable networks which telecast the teachings ready via DSEK.

The DSEK has hooked up to a lot of scholars through its digital platform and video lessons have been saved to be had for college kids on its YouTube channel which is related to the reliable web page of the DSEK.

Director, School Education, Kashmir, Mohammad Younis Malik mentioned those platforms have been saved to be had for youngsters so that they don't really feel isolated and will continue with their research whilst staying at their home because of lockdown.

He mentioned the Directorate is exploring all choices to succeed in out to scholars on-line and offline so that their research do not endure because of coronavirus outbreak.

Restrictions are in drive in Kashmir to stop the unfold of coronavirus.


Security forces have sealed off primary roads in most places in the valley and erected limitations at several different places to check the unwanted motion of the folk and to enforce the lockdown, they mentioned.


The overall collection of certain cases in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 494, even as six sufferers have died and 112 have recovered.


More than 66,000 people have been saved below surveillance including those who are either in executive established quarantine facilities or in home isolation.


"Till date, 66343 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which include 6324 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 263 in hospital quarantine, 376 in hospital isolation and 10974 under home surveillance. Besides, 48400 persons have completed their surveillance period," the officials mentioned.


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