District-level Kala Utsav concludes in Kargil

CEC Feroz Khan expresses satisfaction over the functioning of govt. schools

Kargil, Nov 22, 2022: 

The district-level Kala Utsav, an event to promote arts in education, organized by Samagra Shiksha Education Department Kargil, concluded today at Auditorium Hall, Kargil.

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During the concluding ceremony, Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan was the chief guest, Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve was the guest of honour, Director School Education, Ladakh, Safdar Ali was the special guest. Besides this, CEO Kargil, Mushtaq Ahmed, jury members, teachers, participating students, parents and concerned officials were present during the occasion.

On the occasion, the CEC expressed satisfaction over the functioning of govt. schools and said it is overwhelming that the schools are progressing academically and in co-curricular activities.

While congratulating the participants and organizers of the event, Khan hoped that students from both Leh and Kargil will bring laurels at the National level of Kala Mahotsav as well.

He said that best infrastructure is provided to schools and quality education is improving day by day across the district. The CEC requested parents from far-off places to own their schools at the community level to improve the standards of education.

In his address, DC Santosh Sukhadeve said that academics and co-curricular activities are equally important to shape the personalities of students.

He suggested students to equip themselves with the necessary skills to meet the demands of the future world as technology is rapidly changing globally with time.

DC Santosh also advised the students to prepare themselves to compete globally and to serve outside Ladakh as well. He said the District Administration is exploring possibilities of organizing a workshop for students on overseas education.

Director School Education, Safdar Ali said after the formation of UT, participation of students at national level competitions has increased manifold. He expressed hope that students will present their best performances at the national level of this event as well.

Earlier, the CEO Mushtaq Ahmad presented welcome address while Coordinator Samagra Shiksha Agha Sajjad Hussain presented agenda of the event.

Winners of district-level events under different categories including painting, folk dance, solo skid, instrumental music and singing were felicitated by the dignitaries. Later, the dignitaries and jury members were also felicitated by the Education Department.

Pertinently, 30 students were selected out of 300 students for the district-level competition and the winners will be participating at UT and later at the national level. Faizah Naaz conducted the program proceedings and presented vote of thanks.

The Kala Utsav is an initiative of the Ministry of Education under the Samagra Shiksha scheme to promote arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talents of school students.


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