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Lackluster Performance of Secondary Schools & the Need for Soul Searching

To start it well, let me begin by the words of Ancient Greek Philosopher “Aristotle”. He said “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet”. His words ring true but to paint the picture of education in Paddar or to talk about the lackluster performance of Secondary Schools of Paddar, I want …

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Dangerous Road journey from Kishtwar to Paddar

The road length from Kishtwar to Paddar is 65 kms long. Its a very tough journey consisting of hairpin turns, narrow stretches, landslide prone zones and non-asphaltic course which is a perfect blend for the offroad travellers seeking adrenaline rush. The much brighter side of this road stretch will also showcase you waterfalls, river Chenab …

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Pity plight of education in rural areas of J&K

The educational standard in rural and distant areas of the state has gone to its lowest level. There are so many factors responsible for the deterioration of quality education as under: 1. Attachment of teachers:- So many schools including High Schools, Middle Schools and Primary Schools are under staffed. Generally the influential teachers escape themselves …

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