State of electrification in schools in Jammu & Kashmir

Last Modified: Fri Nov 04 2016 11:00:11 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 835
    schools were to be provided with electricity. The target was set by the Ministry of Human Resource Development for the concerned authorities of Jammu and Kashmir under the ministry's Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan scheme.
  • 555
    schools, representing 66% of the total, have been electrified till date.
  • 280
    still lack electricity - these are situated in both rural and urban areas of the State. This means students in these schools lack access to computers and the internet.