At least 83 per cent of government schools in Jammu and Kashmir have “defunct computer services”, taking a toll on the students who have opted for computers as one of their subjects.
Figures given by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and accessed by KNO reveal that only 17 per cent of the government schools in J&K are having functional computers for the students.
The figures reveal that Srinagar district has a total of 41.80 per cent functional computers in government schools.
The MHRD figures reveal that Anantnag district has a total of 19.62% of schools with functional computer services; Budgam with 18.98%, Bandipora with 16.50% and 13.18% in Baramulla.
Also, the government schools in Kulgam have a total of 19.14% functional computers, Kupwara 11.18%, Pulwama 21.70% and Shopian 22.88%.
It was also mentioned that from Jammu division, Doda district has a total of 11.14% schools with functional computer services followed by 17.10% in Kathua district, 8.67% in Poonch, 10.58% in Rajouri, 13.21% in Ramban, 29.70% in Samba and 12.94% in Udhampur. (KNO)