Srinagar, May 26: In order to expose the school kids to architectural, cultural, archaeological significance of the Srinagar city, the School Education Department has advised the Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of Kashmir division to organize heritage tour for the students.
The Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) in a communiqué issued to CEOs has said that Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation (JKTDC) has started conducting city tour of various Archaeological, heritage sites and monuments of the Srinagar City under the banner ‘Dekho Apna Desh, Dekho Apna Srinagar.
“The purpose of the tour is to make visitors familiar with the rich architectural, cultural, archaeological significance of the city,” it reads.
The director has further said, “This is a nice initiative and can be beneficial for the students as it will add to their knowledge by providing them with an opportunity to know and understand the rich heritage of Srinagar city.”
DSEK requested to take the advantage of this initiative by advising HoIs of all districts of Kashmir to provide the students of their institutions with an opportunity to explore Srinagar city and to know its rich cultural heritage.
He said that the HoIs of the institution can have the details of the city tour from the Nodal Officer of JKTDC.