To Feel Warm in Winter
The Ministry of Public Education of the republic carries out systematic work on the preparation of educational institutions for the autumn-winter season.
The presidential decree «On measures to ensure comprehensive preparation of the economy and social sphere of the republic for sustainable work in the autumn-winter period 2017/2018» on June 22 this year became the guide to action in this direction. According to the document, the ministry developed a special program, studied the readiness of general education schools, pre-school educational institutions, “Mehribonlik” houses (orphanages), special boarding schools for the autumn-winter season.
Preparatory work is conducted jointly with the territorial departments of public education, hokimiyats (local administration), relevant organizations and enterprises. In this process, special attention is placed on the repair and renovation of engineering and communication systems of educational institutions, heating systems, the creation of a coal reserve in educational institutions located in the mountainous terrain.
In accordance with the decree, the Ministry of Public Education formed a list of educational institutions in need of current and major repairs. According to this list, until today in the 47 general schools, 198 preschool educational institutions, two special boarding schools and “Mehribonlik” houses, major repairs were carried out. Current repairs were conducted in 1,548 schools, 833 pre-school educational institutions, and 20 special boarding schools.
Also, special significance is attached to work on the capital and current repair of engineering and communications networks, the operating boiler houses are adapted to work on several types of fuel, specialists examined them.
«Together with the joint-stock company O’zbekko’mir, effective measures are taken to provide remote schools with coal, coal briquettes», said Farhod Uzokov, head of department at the Ministry of Public Education. “In particular, it is planned to create coal reserves for 236.4 thousand tons in the institutions of national education of the republic”.