20th July 2016

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

No nation can succeed without education: Mehmood Zaib

Temar Garra: The former Provincial Minister, Mehmood Zaib and others said that a nation cannot have success without education. Only those nations rule the world which is developed in Science and Technology. The College Tarish has made possible for local girls to have a standard education. He also said that parents & teachers are equally responsible for educating and training children.

Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2

Gratitude expressed on construction work of Government Girls Secondary School

Parra Chanar: The Parents and area leaders of Para Chanar Education Society have expressed gratitude and appreciation to the Director Education, Government, Political Agent and Principal Mrs. Nosheen on the construction of Government Girls Secondary School. They also said that it is a very good step that construction has started in the school as 1000 students are getting an education in this school and almost 400 new students get admission there every year. They said that Principal Mrs. Nosheen has taken the charge of the school which results in better performance.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.5

MoU signed with British Council to assist KP education department in training of 83000 primary teachers

Peshawar: The Elementary and Secondary Education Department (ESED) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and British Council Pakistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve teaching quality and practices of all primary school teachers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The MoU was signed by Dr. Shahzad Bangash, Secretary ESED and Jim Booth, Country Director British Council Pakistan at Peshawar on Tuesday.

Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.2

College online admissions annoy students

Peshawar: Due to online admissions strategy of Government College Peshawar, the students are facing lots of problems because they lack internet facility and students who are coming from far off areas are using this admission facility online by paying money to online internet cafes along with bank deposit fees. The Parents have demanded the Chief Minister Mr. Pervez Khattak to order the inquiry for this whole matter.

Complete Story:  http://naibaat.com.pk/Pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx

Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3

Inquiry against Dr.Ihsan is an act against education: Alamzaib

Charsadda: The prominent social activist Alamzaib said in his statement that inquiry against Dr. Ihsan, the Vice Chancellor Abdul Wali Khan University is an act which is not in the favor of education and he strongly condemns it as Dr. Ihsan promotes quality education in the area.

Complete Story:  Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.3

It’s great to work of PTI to set up Cadet College Girls in Mardan: Iftikhar Mishwani

Peshawar: Dedock Committee Chairman Iftikhar Ali Mishwani MPA has said that the government has raised a slogan of ‘Change’ and now it’s the perfect time to bring about the ‘Change’. He said that female students will get lots of benefits due to the setting up Cadet College Girls in Mardan and it is great to work of the government which is a gift for Mardan People from the government.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.

Closure of FEF college is an attempt to make girls future bleak

Charsadda: Teachers, parents, and students have decided to take to the streets in different parts of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, over plans to close down 16 colleges for women in the next few months. Qaumi Watan Party leader Muhammad Mr. Arif Paracha held a news conference in Charsadda to raise his voice against the closure of these institutes which belong to Frontier Education Foundation (FEF).“This is an attempt to distance women from education,” he said. “Parents are already reluctant to educate their daughters due to financial constraints.”

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.3


Unnecessary interference is unacceptable in Educational institutions: Changaiz Baloch

District Quetta: BSO central deputy organizer Mr. Changaiz Baloch along with other members said that political interference has diminished the soft image of the Education department. They said political inclusion in the Education department has allowed the roots of the department. Educational institutions have been changed into forts in Baluchistan by security officials. It is the Government’s duty to provide security to the general public but not to molest and interfere unnecessarily in Educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103639996&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160720


Absent teachers & doctors do not deserve leniency: DC Quetta

District Quetta: The Deputy Commissioner Quetta Mr. Daood Khan Khilji said there is zero tolerance for absent teachers and doctors to provide basic facilities is the duty of Government. Education and health facilities should be provided to the public at their doorstep.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-20-2016/Quetta/page2.asp

Balochistan university is lacking behind in education & research areas: Nasir Baloch

District Quetta:  BSO Central Secretary Mr. Nasir Baloch said that Balochistan university is lacking behind in education & research areas. Examination wing and other departments are being run on a business basis. Admission and appointment process in the university is also happening on the basis of corruption and commission. The Laptop scheme in the institution is prey to interruptions and is not up to the mark.

Complete Story: Daily Azadi Quetta, Page No.2

Teachers presence in schools should be ensured: Abdul Khalique Mandokhel

District Ziarat: The Deputy Commissioner Mr. Abdul Khalique Mandokhel chaired a meeting of the Education department in which DEO & principals of all schools were present. DC ordered officials to ensure the teachers attendance in all schools on a prior basis otherwise legal actions will be taken. He said if Government school teachers will impart Education with sincerity surely poor parents will enroll their children in Government schools instead of private schools.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No.6

Dilapidated educational institutions of Balochistan

District Quetta: The central spokesperson Wattan SF Aali said educational institutions of Balochistan are facing educational deterioration & dilapidation. Admission closure in a 2nd time shift of Government College of Technology is enmity with poor students while the delay in issuance of self-finance list is like a sprinkle of salt on student burns.

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No.3


Matric result positions announced

District Multan: The Education Board of Multan Dera Ghazi Khan and Bahawalpur have released their positions of Metric result 2016.  The students Saif-u-Rehman from Multan, Husnat-U-Rehman from Dera Ghazi Khan and Bisma Qurashi have got 1st positions in their Boards.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-07-20/page-08   

Primary school without staff; building turns into ruin

District Bahawalpur: Local community Head Mr. Rajkan has shared that the Government Girls Primary School Jinnah Abadi was established in 1993, but the staff was not appointed even after all this time. The School building has turned into ruin. The students of the area deprived of getting their education.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-07-20/page-11    

9 Girls schools being handed over to PEF

District Rajanpur: As per Government policy the Education Department (female) has initiated the process of handing over 9 government schools of Tehsil Jampur to the PEF. The local community and students have resisted against Punjab Government initiative of privatization.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Page No.7 

District Education Officer issues appointment letter of 239 educators

District Rahim Yar Khan: The District Officer of Elementary Education, Mr. Chaudhary Muhammad Aslam as top Authority has issued 113 appointment letters to scale 14 educators and 126 appointments letters of scale 9 educators has been issued. DEO also added that the newly appointees should be responsible for and ensure promoting the quality of Education as well as achieve the 100% targets. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.2

PEEF scholarships being paid double: Commissioner

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Mr. Muhammad Usrab the Commissioner of the Dera Ghazi Khan Division, while presiding in session stated that according to the vision of Chief Minister Punjab, Punjab Endowment Fund has decided to increase the number of students for scholarships and Rs.400 million has been allocated for scholarships. Round about 30 Scholarships will be paid for Ph.D. in abroad and 1000 Scholarships for Master Degree of 30 Valuable Universities in Pakistan.    

Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No.3 

Schedule of supplementary exam of Matric changed

District Rahim Yar Khan: Supplementary Matric Exam under Education Board including Bahawalpur and in all over Punjab will be starting on 17th September 2016 instead of 10th September. Matric Supplementary candidates could submit their fees on 8th August, otherwise, late fees will be charged.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.8 


Sindhi Adbi Board employees protest for salary

Jamshoro: The employees of Sindhi Adbi Board Jamshoro protested for the issuance of salary and pension. They demanded to run the Board under the supervision of Chairman and Board of Governors.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130415025&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160720


School building cracking

District Mirpurkhas: The Building of Government Boys School Shah Waliullah Primary and High School is completely ruined due to the carelessness of education department; student lives are in danger. There is also an acute shortage of drinking water and furniture.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130415234&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160720

Demand for attention against corruption in University

Karachi: The employees of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Liyari protested against the Vice Chancellor Dr. Akhtar Baloch, alleging that he has illegally appointed his relatives against vacant posts in the University. They also demanded for Medical Allowance and House Selling Allowance.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103640063&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160720