Army establishes temporary school for Gujjar &d Bakkarwal Children

As an education empowerment tool for the children of Gujjar and Bakkarwal communities, Army has come out with an innovative and effective system of temporary schools to mitigate the requirement of providing education to their children keeping in view, the nature of their livelihood, which entails moving from lower to higher reaches in summer and vice versa in winter. A temporary schools for the affected children of marginalised communities of Bakkarwal and Gujjar community has been made functional at Mori and Waomal locations of Khari Tehsil of Ramban district from 17 June 2016 with mid day meal facility. Necessary books and stationary items will also be distributed to the students by Army. The community has expressed its gratitude towards the initiative by Army in improving the education standard of their children.

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