Jammu: In an effort to eradicate illiteracy in Jammu and Kashmir, a door-to-door survey was being conducted to identify the children not enrolled in schools and trace the reasons behind the "injustice" to them, a Minister said in Jammu on Monday.

Government employees are conducting door-to-door survey to identify children not enrolled in schools and find out the reasons which has prevented them for going to the educational institutes, State Revenue Minister Raman Bhalla said.

The state government was making best possible efforts by opening schools and upgrading the existing ones, he said.

The Minister said that infrastructure of high schools and higher secondary schools across the state was being upgraded under the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan.

He laid the foundation stone of additional housing facilities for students in Gandhi Nagar area of Jammu.

On the occasion, Bhalla asked teachers to make more efforts to provide quality education to students.


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