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DC Doda, SPD SAMAGRA Shiksha inaugurate 100 bedded girls hostels

Oct 14, 2023

Excelsior Correspondent

DODA, Mar 16: Deputy Commissioner Doda Vishesh Mahajan and State Project Director (SPD) SAMAGRA Shiksha J&K Deep Raj Kanethia in presence of SSP Doda Abdul Qayoom, ADDC Doda Pran Singh, today inaugurated 100 bedded girls hostel at Government Higher Secondary School (Girls) Doda and at Government Higher Secondary School Bhella.Each hostel has been established at a cost of Rs 2.91 crores and will accommodate 200 poor girls, reducing the girl students drop out after 10th standard, in the district.Speaking on the occasion, the DC complimented SPD SAMAGRA Shiksha, CEO Doda, and other concerned for their efforts to make the residential hostels functional.The SPD informed that the hostels shall be made operational after 1st April. He further instructed that the hostel mess and laundry be outsourced and informed that he has asked the concerned to install CCTV cameras and take all measures ensuring safety and security of resident girls.Further the State Project Director SAMAGRA SHIKSHA, while interacting with media, emphasised that the poor girls from far off places must enroll in these hostels to continue their studies upto 12th and to make best possible utilization of time with sincere efforts to achieve their desired career goals. He also assured full support to the institutions and urged the officers concerned to make these institutions best learning places in the district.CEO Doda Prahalad Bhagat, DEPO Doda Ayaz Mughal, Principal DIET Doda Parshotam Kumar Goria, Principal Govt Higher Secondary School Girls Doda (At GHSS Girls Doda), Principal Government Higher Secondary School Bhella (At GHSS Bhella), lectures, teachers, staff and students attended the inaugural functions.