Date : 01/01/2009 - 24/12/2020 | Sector: Education

The scheme was launched in the State of Jammu & Kashmir in 2009 with the objective to enhance access to secondary education and to improve its quality.The scheme is implemented through Noor Society in the State. It is envisaged to achieve enrollment at secondary stage within 5 years of implementation of the scheme by providing a secondary school within a reasonable distance of any habitation. The other objectives include improving quality of education imparted at secondary level through making all secondary schools conform to prescribed norms, removing gender, socio-economic and disability barriers, providing universal access to secondary level education by 2017, i.e.,by the end of 12th Five Year Plan and achieving universal retention by 2020.



Education Department


enhances access to secondary education and to improve its quality