15 June 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


KP to unveil Rs472 billion budget today

The PTI-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will present its third consecutive annual budget for the year 2015-16 today (Monday) with more than a total outlay of Rs 472 billion, allocating Rs 154 billion for development projects. More than 159,000 vacancies are expected to be created to provide employment to youth in different sectors of the province including 10,000 vacancies in education departments. The government is estimated to increase higher education budget by 13 per cent.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/15-Jun-2015/kp-to-unveil-rs472-billion-budget-today


JI lawmaker terms federal budget unbalanced, discriminatory

The federal government should give due share to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) and increase allocation for education and health by four per cent each in GDP, said MNA Sahibzada Yaqub Khan here on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188143/ji-lawmaker-terms-federal-budget-unbalanced-discriminatory


Road blocked against shortage of teachers in school

The residents of Kurd Sharif, Shownaki Deta Mine and other adjacent localities took to streets against the shortage of teachers in the lone middle school for boys in the area and blocked Kurd-Mianwali Road here on Saturday. The protesters were led by former nazim Ikhtiar Rehman, Parent Teacher Council Chairman of the school Amanullah. They demanded of the authorities to upgrade the school.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188140/road-blocked-against-shortage-of-teachers-in-school


Private schools rake in summer fee despite CM directives

Owing to a lack of state-level attention towards it, the private education sector mushroomed across the country and over the years it has only increased in might and number. Towards the end of the academic year, schools issue hefty fee circulars for the summer break. While both parents and school owners maintain their own sides of the argument, the financial burden is indeed a matter of concern.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903118/prepayments-private-schools-rake-in-summer-fee-despite-cm-directives/


Primary school teachers demand 25% increase in salaries

Criticising the federal government for a nominal 7.5% increase in the salaries of government employees, the All Primary Teachers Association K-P chapter has demanded a 25% increase in the provincial budget 2015-16 being announced on Monday (today).

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903570/fy-2015-16-primary-school-teachers-demand-25-increase-in-salaries/


KP teachers threaten to boycott election duties in future

Demanding the Shaheed Package for the two schoolteachers who died in the line of duty in the recently held local government elections, the All Primary Teachers Association (APTA), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa president Malik Khalid Khan, has declared to boycott the election duties in future.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-38059-KP-teachers-threaten-to-boycott-election-duties-in-future





Fiscal Year 2011-12 to Fiscal Year 2014-15: CGPA launches KP ADP study

The Centre for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA) on Friday launched a study on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Annual Development Programme (ADP) for last two fiscal years. Program Manager Malik Masood presented the ADP study analysis and told the participants that only 12% of foreign funds utilized of allocated amount in KP from 2011-12 to 2013-14. He said that according to ADP Study 4.3 million children are in school in KP.

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/business-a-economy/189/1195469/


Teachers for filling vacant posts in BISE

Tanzeem-i-Asataza Pakistan, Karak chapter, has demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to fill all vacant posts in the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Kohat, to improve its efficiency.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1187918/teachers-for-filling-vacant-posts-in-bise


School named after APS student

The Government High School Rajaar was named after a martyred student of the Army Public School and College (APS), Peshawar. Hayatullah was among those killed in the attack on the APS on December 16, 2014.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-323531-School-named-after-APS-student


Panel to suggest VCs for KP universities

The higher education department has initiated the formation of academic search committee to recommend appointment of vice chancellors to the government universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Under the recently amended Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities Act 2013, the academic search committee will be functional for two years.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188149/panel-to-suggest-vcs-for-kp-universities


UoP faculty dean appointed

A notification issued here on Friday said: “The Khyber Pakh-tunkhwa Governor, Chancellor University of Peshawar, is pleased to appoint Prof Dr Mohammad Abid, a senior faculty member at the Department of Computer Science as Dean Faculty of Numerical and Physical Sciences for a period of three years.”

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-323540-UoP-faculty-dean-appointed


Swat varsity cancels paper over mistake

Swat University on Saturday cancelled the paper of Islamic Studies of BA Part-II after mistakes were detected in the question paper. According to students of BA Part-II, they had to take the paper of Islamic Studies for which they went to the examination hall, but to their surprise the paper was designed from the course of BA Part-I.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188146/swat-varsity-cancels-paper-over-mistake


'Modern education only criteria for success'

Chairman, Social Works Department, University of Peshawar Dr. Basharat Hussain has said that modern education was the only criteria for achieving the zenith of success. This he said while distributing course completion certificates amongst the police offices at School of Investigation Hayatabad Peshawar Sunday. 

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1195940/


FAPUASA demands enquiry into arrest of Bannu professors

The provincial chapter of Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) has urged the government to conduct an enquiry over the arrest of university professors.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903563/seeking-answers-fapuasa-demands-enquiry-into-arrest-of-bannu-professors/


Mehtab Wants Varsities To Better Manage Resources

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan has directed the Universities authorities to adopt broader mechanism with better financial management plan in line with the financial rules and regulations. He said that universities are autonomous bodies and the universities administration should manage financial budget in an appropriate way in order to minimize the budget expenditures. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266324


KP launches rehab plan for disabled persons

The Social Welfare Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has launched a comprehensive programme for the rehabilitation and encouragement of disabled persons. The programme will be formally launched in a ceremony to be held in Khyber Union Hall of the Islamia College University. 300 special persons will be handed over cash financial assistance during the ceremony. 

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1195941/



Carrying weapons to school

It is never a prudent idea to fight violence by arming and training people for more violence. The solution to keeping militants away from Peshawar’s schools was not to expose their teachers and students to more weapons. By principle, weapons are something to be kept far away from schools. Human advancement is achieved when weapons are put away and tools of education are brought forth.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/902583/carrying-weapons-to-school/







Girls boycott exam over frisking by male staff

Girls appearing in MEd examination have announced that they will continue boycott of the papers to protest against frisking by male invigilators and called upon the government to take notice of the practice.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188269/girls-boycott-exam-over-frisking-by-male-staff


Grant in Aid required

All Pakistan private Schools Association said that government has not released the grant in aid to private schools since two years. They said that education foundation should provide them this grant for better performance.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-14-2015/quetta/page5.asp


Improving standard of community schools

MD Balochistan Education Foundation said that they are working for improve the education standards in region. He said that they are increasing the teachers’ salaries and improving the standards of community schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-13-2015/quetta/page5.asp


Degree attestations for SSTs by service commission becoming problematic

Balochistan public Service Commission demanded to attest degree for posts of SSTs. The candidates are facing a lot of difficulties while attestation. The concerned officers making the process lengthy.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-13-2015/quetta/page8.asp


Education and Book fair

Education and book fair is holding at Khuzdar first time in History. The event will be holding from 13-14 June 2015. All preparations are finalized.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-13-2015/quetta/page10.asp


Schools lacking basic educational facilities

Three months have gone of new educational year but till now there is lack of basic educational facilities including science labs at government schools of Panjgur. Beside this there is not furniture in most of schools at Panjgur.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-14-2015/quetta/page5.asp


The National Party epitomises everything wrong in Balochistan

Last month the National Party presented a paper during the convention of its Punjab Chapter in Lahore. The fourth point of the paper states that the National Party government has established 6 new universities and 3 Medical colleges in Balochistan. The paper further claims that even admissions in these institutes have been started. Truth is that the National Party government has only established one new university in its tenure i.e. University of Turbat.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/blogs/12-Jun-2015/the-national-party-epitomises-everything-wrong-in-balochistan




Tribesmen irked over absence of principals in schools

Since long a number of government boys’ high schools are functioning without its heads as its headmasters and principals have not been attending their duties regularly, tribesmen complained. The 9th grade students of Government High School Landi Kotal said that after taking charge on 21-5-2014, the new Principal has attended his duty only for three days in the last six months.

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Absence of new schemes from next Fata ADP regretted

Bajaur Agency MNA Shahabuddin Khan criticised the Fata Secretariat for ignoring the parliamentarians’ recommendations and proposals about budgetary allocations for tribal agencies. The MNA said the new ADP had no funds for new educational institutions, health centres, roads, drinking water and electricity projects in Fata.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188142/absence-of-new-schemes-from-next-fata-adp-regretted


‘AJK budget lacks austerity measures’

While admitting lack of tangible austerity measures in the fiscal year 2015-16 budget, AJK Minister for Finance, Planning and Development Latif Akbar said that the government was concentrating on improving income resources to make the region economically self-reliant. The minister said that the government was striving to improve quality of education in the region. He, however, skipped a suggestion regarding merger of schools where teachers outnumbered students.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903221/self-reliance-ajk-budget-lacks-austerity-measures/


Bajaur students protest cancellation of exam results

Scores of students here on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against the management of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Chakdara for cancellation of their results on the basis of unfair means cases in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188138/bajaur-students-protest-cancellation-of-exam-results


Hazara University sends report to KP governor

The Hazara University has dispatched a preliminary report on firing and hand-grenade attack to its chancellor (governor) and constituted a six-member committee to probe the matter to forestall such incidents in future.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-323415-Hazara-University-sends-report-to-KP-governor


Three arrested for orchestrating clashes

Police arrested three people who were involved in Thursday’s clashes at Hazara University in Mansehra and produced them before an anti-terrorism court in Abbottabad on Friday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/902582/three-arrested-for-orchestrating-clashes/



Genetics dean takes over as Hazara University’s acting VC resigns

Hazara University Acting Vice Chancellor Dr Sohail Shehzad has resigned from his office after a brawl between Pashto-speaking students and Hindko-speaking security guards took place in the premises of the varsity on June 11. For now, the dean of the genetics department, Dr Habib Ahmad, has taken charge as the acting VC. The university closed for summer vacations in advance instead of Monday (today).

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903574/campus-violence-genetics-dean-takes-over-as-hazara-universitys-acting-vc-resigns/




Still no salaries for FDE’s daily-wage employees

Around 800 daily-wage teaching and non-teaching employees of the educational institutions run by the Federal Directorate for Education (FDE) have not received their salaries for a whole year. “We do not know what we have done to deserve this. We have been working without salaries for the last one year. Is this not a violation of human-rights?” asked a daily-wage teacher, requesting anonymity.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188314/still-no-salaries-for-fdes-daily-wage-employees


Teaching science no priority for FDE-run schools, colleges

Most of the colleges and schools in the federal capita functioning under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) lack permanent science faculty. According to detail, many institutes among 422 educational institutions including 20 model colleges established in urban and rural area of the city, working under control of the FDE are out of permanent science faculty and the vacant posts have been filled by hiring temporary staff.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/14-Jun-2015/teaching-science-no-priority-for-fde-run-schools-colleges


Government to promote health, education facilities, says Maryam Nawaz

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif has vowed that the government is determined to pursue a policy for ensuring peace and prosperity of the people by overcoming multiple challenges being faced by the country. Maryam Nawaz said that it was indeed the vision of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to promote health and education facilities, to uplift socio-economic conditions of the masses.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-323414-Government-to-promote-health-education-facilities-says-Maryam-Nawaz


Learning English The Non-English Way!

The recently announced findings by a non-government organization working in education sector show failure ratio among the school students in English subject is the highest. Often children perform poorly in exams in spite of daily tuitions. In the last exams, English results were the most worrisome. However, she said there are some teachers teaching English in schools who are not proficient in English.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266408


Slum children need to be enrolled in schools: NCPC director

Thousands of children from 34 big slum communities of the federal capital are deprived of basic facilities of life and need immediate attention for enrolment in schools. “A well-equipped building for the National Child Protection Centre (NCPC) is our dire need with separate staff for each section including helpline to cater needs of children from marginalised areas of the capital,” remarked Director NCPC Muhammad Yousaf Shah.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/13-Jun-2015/slum-children-need-to-be-enrolled-in-schools-ncpc-director



World Food Programme to spend $535m to assist 8 million people in Pakistan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will be providing $535 million in assistance to eight million people in the disaster-prone areas of Pakistan. A WFP official, while speaking to a local news agency, informed that the programme would help to address issues pertaining to nutrition and education across the country.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/902298/world-food-programme-to-spend-535m-to-assist-8-million-people-in-pakistan/


UN launches education appeal in fight against child labour

The United Nations has announced it is marking the 2015 edition of the world day against child labour with a call for the international community to invest in quality education as a key step in the fight against child employment - a scourge that consumes over one hundred million children worldwide. A collective challenge and responsibility is to enable all children, girls and boys, to have access to education, quality education. Second-class education perpetuates second-class citizens. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/snippets/14-Jun-2015/un-launches-education-appeal-in-fight-against-child-labour


‘Say no to child labour’

Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) and the International Lions Club hosted a play on Friday to mark the World Day Against Child Labour. About 70 minutes long, the play titled Nanhay Hath (Little Hands) stressed on saying no to child labour and yes to quality education, which is also the theme of the day this year.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1187910


Summer camps lose attraction due to hot weather

With the advent of summer vacations, different educational institutions and organisations in federal capital have started arranging summer camps for the students to help them engage in studies, stimulating their creativity. However, summer camps turn to be annoying for most of the students amid scorching heat of summer.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/15-Jun-2015/summer-camps-lose-attraction-due-to-hot-weather


Teenage boy allegedly raped by ‘friends’

The police on Saturday obtained a further two-day physical remand of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a six-year-old boy at a school. The Margalla police had on June 9 registered an FIR against WM*, a peon at Islamabad Convent School F-8/4, for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-year-old student in a school washroom.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903215/sexual-assault-teenage-boy-allegedly-raped-by-friends/


RMS highlights importance of mathematics

Over 7,000 happy families turned up at the parent-teacher meetings (PTMs) of the Roots Millennium Schools in the twin cities and nationwide, says a press release. The theme of these meetings was 'Mathematics in Real Life'. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-323339-RMS-highlights-importance-of-mathematics


RIS organises IBDP orientation

Roots International Schools, an IB World School, conducted International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) orientation and counselling seminar at RIS Wellington Campus, H-8. The purpose of the orientation was to create awareness among parents and students about IBDP.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-323341-RIS-organises-IBDP-orientation


CDWP okays six projects worth Rs88 billion

The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved six development projects worth Rs.88.005 billion. Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal directed the concerned authorities that a purpose built residential Science College “National Science College (NSC) for scholars selected under the scheme on the pattern of cadet colleges should be included in the scheme to ensure grooming of future scientists in a conducive environment.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/business/14-Jun-2015/cdwp-okays-six-projects-worth-rs88-billion


RIS conducts orientation, counselling seminar

Roots International Schools (RIS), an IB world school, conducted orientation and counselling seminar here at RIS Richmond Campus, opposite to DHA-II. The purpose of the orientation was to create awareness among parents and students of twin cities about different programmes like Matric, IGCSE, A-levels , B.Sc, ACCA, LLB, FD, IFP &HND being offered at RIS and Metropolitan International University College.

Complete Story:




Over 140 Pakistanis set to pursue higher education

Academic exchange programmes play an important role in strengthening people-to-people ties between the US and Pakistan, said US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Thomas Williams while addressing the pre-departure orientation of Pakistani Fulbright Student Programme recipients at a local hotel on Friday.

Congratulating the 147 Pakistani recipients, he said “Each one of you will become an ambassador of the rich culture and society that is Pakistan. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/902634/fulbright-award-over-140-pakistanis-set-to-pursue-higher-education/


Award ceremony held at PAF college

An annual certificate award ceremony was held at PAF College Lower Topa Murree, Saturday. Air Marshal Saeed Muhammad Khan, Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan 
Air Force, was the chief guest at the occasion, said a PAF press release issued here.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/14-Jun-2015/award-ceremony-held-at-paf-college


USAID-funded workshop held on Urdu reading skills

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training jointly conducted a weeklong workshop to establish national standards for Urdu reading skills. The USAID-funded programme was led by the Pakistan Reading Project. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/13-Jun-2015/usaid-funded-workshop-held-on-urdu-reading-skills



Clashes at varsities re-ignite debate on reviving student unions

Recent clashes among student groups at various universities have once again raised questions about government policies towards administering of institutes of higher learning and the future of student politics in the country.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903582/campus-clamour-clashes-at-varsities-re-ignite-debate-on-reviving-student-unions/


Supporting the NAB for highlighting corruption in education

Organizer of “talim bachao tehrik” said that they support the initiative by National Accountability Bureau to account for corruption in education department.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-15-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_03.gif


Improving the Education Standards

Secretary Higher Education Commission said that 60 million budget is reserved for development of Universities. HEC is planning to increase number of Universities in the region.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102905284&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150615



Workshop highlights problems of autistic children

The Centre for Profound Education (CPE) on Friday concluded a series of workshops intended to provide counselling to the parents to enhance the learning capabilities of their autistic children. The CPE is supported academically by Innovative Medical and Development Services, Partnerships in International Medical Education and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/13-Jun-2015/workshop-highlights-problems-of-autistic-children


PMDC decides to crack down on illegal medical, dental colleges

The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to take strict action against illegal medical and dental colleges, operating across the country without approval from the council. Sources said the council has also decided that all postgraduate students will have to provide a transcript of their training to endorse professional education of the doctors and to ensure they have professional knowledge of the specialty and requisite skills to carry out procedures and medical ethics. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/15-Jun-2015/pmdc-decides-to-crack-down-on-illegal-medical-dental-colleges


IIU president presents paper on inter-faith harmony

All religions emphasise good morals and sound behaviours, such common values of all religions should be focused instead of the difference as this is the ultimate way to disseminate peace in the world, said President International Islamic University (IIU) Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh. This he said while delivering his working paper in fifth Congress of World and Traditional Religions held in Astana’s Palace of Peace and Accord.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-323487-IIU-president-presents-paper-on-inter-faith-harmony




Education gets Rs12b increase

The Punjab government has allocated Rs59.43 billion for education sector in the provincial budget for 2015-16, which is approximately Rs12.721b more than the allocations made for the outgoing fiscal year. The allocation for development budget in 2015-16 is Rs44.16b whereas Rs38.2b was earmarked in 2014-15.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/13-Jun-2015/education-gets-rs12b-increase




Punjab budget to spur growth, eliminate poverty

Terming the provincial budget 2015-16 as people-friendly, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry former vice president Kashif Anwar said that allocations for social uplift, poverty alleviation, education, health sectors and infrastructure would not only spur the growth but also to help eliminate poverty. He said allocation of 27 per cent budget for education and building of new universities reflects government’s education friendly policy. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/business/14-Jun-2015/punjab-budget-to-spur-growth-eliminate-poverty








Punjab unveils Rs 1.45tr balanced budget amid opposition’s protest

Provincial Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha on Friday presented the budget for fiscal year 2015-16 in Punjab Assembly amid rumpus by the opposition parties. According to the proposed budget, Punjab government will spend Rs 310 billion on the education sector.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/902756/education-takes-centre-stage-in-rs1-4t-budget/








‘New schools through public-private partnership’

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) Managing Director Dr Aneela Salman has said all new schools to be opened in the province will be established through the foundation’s New School Programme (NSP) under public-private partnership (PPP).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-323654-New-schools-through-public-private-partnership


Cholistan schools to get potable water

The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) will provide clean drinking water to 75 Cholistan community schools in Bahawalpur division, PEF Managing Director Aneela Salman said on Sunday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903614/missing-facility-cholistan-schools-to-get-potable-water/



Most of schools lacking basic Educational facilities

There is lack of 33% teachers, laboratory in 90% science schools and rooms in sixty percent of schools of Rawalpindi Division. Grants of billions of rupees granted but no major development is observed.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102904786&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150615


Poor condition of schools at Punjab

6514 schools of Punjab lacking electricity, 612 schools do not have any toilet, 2706 schools do have any boundary wall, and 4727 schools are in miserable buildings.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-06-15&edition=LHR&id=1746458_31879189


Teachers’ protest in front of Punjab assembly

Teachers are protesting in front of Punjab assembly against inappropriate increments in their salaries and privatization of government educational institutions. Punjab Teachers Union leaded the protest.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-15/page-9/detail-2


More teachers with fake documents booked

In the recent recruitment for educators, more than 40 teachers got jobs on fake documents but only seven teachers have been booked. Sources in the education department also claim that since 2012 more than 100 teachers were recruited in the education department against fake degrees.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188318/more-teachers-with-fake-documents-booked



Governor for introducing laws at school level

Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana has stressed the need to make law a part of educational curriculum at the school and college level so that the youth could know the operational procedure of the legal system to play a better role in its implementation. He spotlighted the need for introducing law as a subject at the school and college level, hoping it would also be a better way to implement law in the society through the youth.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/14-Jun-2015/governor-for-introducing-laws-at-school-level


Notices issued to 12 schools over receiving fee in advance

Notices have been issued to 12 private schools for receiving three months lump sum fee from students with respect to the summer vacation period.

These notices have been issued in light of the directives of Punjab government. These schools may face the penalty of cancellation of their registration if they don’t refrain from charging the lump sum fee for three months.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/06/12/city/islamabad/notices-issued-to-12-schools-over-receiving-fee-in-advance/


Complex for 1,000 orphan children

Philanthropists are setting up a huge complex in Sheikhupura district where 1,000 orphan children, half of them boys and half girls, will be imparted education from primary to graduation level. The first project of the Trust was set up in Rawalpindi where 70 orphan girls are being educated.
The second was set up in Faisalabad. Some 200 girls have already completed their education there.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/15-Jun-2015/complex-for-1-000-orphan-children


‘Allocate funds to end exploitation of children’

The government should ban child labour and frame a policy on domestic labour to safeguard the rights of children, participants of a demonstration in front of the Punjab Assembly saidon Friday.

The demonstration was organised for World Day Against Child Labour by the Children Advocacy Network (CAN).

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/902664/rights-of-child-allocate-funds-to-end-exploitation-of-children/


Targeting 2.8 million OOSC till 2018

MD Punjab Education Foundation said that they are targeting 2.8 million OOSC to enroll till 2018. He said that PEF is providing education to poor children near their residence.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102901413&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150613


All set for teachers’ protest

The central executive committee of the Muttahida Mahaz Asatiza Punjab has reviewed arrangements for the province-wide protest on Monday (tomorrow) against the proposed autonomy or privatisation of educational institutions. “Teachers have been on the roads against anti-education policies for the last two months and the authorities have been turning a deaf ear to their peaceful protest,” said Mahaz chairman Tariq Mahmood on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188120/all-set-for-teachers-protest


Toppers leave for Europe on study tour

A delegation of position-holder students on Saturday left for Europe on a study tour under the flagship programme of Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif. According to details, the position holders from across Pakistan will visit 22 universities of UK, Sweden and Germany. Education Minister Mashhood Ahmed Khan saw the delegates off at Allama Iqbal International Airport.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/14-Jun-2015/toppers-leave-for-europe-on-study-tour




Pleas seeking restoration of Khalsa names in doldrums

Two applications to restore the names of a school and a road that had been renamed in the wake of the partition to their original form have been languishing since March, Bahadur Bhagat Singh Khalsa High School, which was constructed in 1917 near Mohini Road, and the Guru Nanak Bazaar were rechristened as Islamia High School and Pir Makki Road following partition. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/903596/distorting-history-pleas-seeking-restoration-of-khalsa-names-in-doldrums/



The Ameer Begum Welfare Trust awarded scholarships worth 2.5 million among the intelligent and deserving students hailing from different parts of the country. According to a press release issued on Saturday, the scholarships were awarded under “The Sponsor A Student Programme” at a ceremony. Chairperson of the Ameer Begum Welfare Trust distributed scholarships worth 2500,000 amongst 57 students.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-323524-Scholarships


Call to include Sufism in syllabi

World Punjabi Congress Chairman Fakhar Zaman has urged the Punjab government to include a compulsory paper on Sufism at College and University level. In his presidential address to the conference on Mian Muhammad Bakhsh, he said these great poets are the messengers of tolerance, peace, brotherhood and love for mankind. Fakhar Zaman reiterated his demand to make Punjabi language compulsory at the primary level and urged the MPAs to speak in Punjabi in the provincial assembly. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-38050-Call-to-include-Sufism-in-syllabi


Punjab government has given ‘anti-masses’ budget: Elahi

Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhry Perviaz Elahi on Sunday lashes out at Shahbaz government for anti-masses budget terming Punjab budget for next fiscal year as “destructive”. Pervaiz Elahi while addressing press conference at his residence in Lahore said that health, education, agriculture and various important sectors were ignored in budget but the government put heavy investments in junglla bus projects. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/15-Jun-2015/punjab-government-has-given-anti-masses-budget-elahi



Student found dead in Charsadda

A student who went missing a day earlier, had been found dead in Spina Adera in the limits of Sro Police Station on Saturday, sources said. The sources said that Anwar Ali, student of 3rd year, went missing after Isha prayer on Friday.

Complete Story:



Mango show begins in RYK

A three-day 11th Annual Mango Show began at the Sheikh Zayed Public School auditorium here on Sunday.

The show was organised by the agriculture department and district government.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1188282/mango-show-begins-in-ryk


Prize Distribution Ceremony Of ‘Project Professionalism Punjab’

The second prize distribution ceremony of the ‘Project Professionalism Punjab’ was held here at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Friday. Punjab university Sociology department’s chairman, Prof Dr Zakaria Zakir and Chief Editor of Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, Shaukat Ali Javed, distributed prizes and certificates among the winners. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266340


‘Historic increase’ in budget to improve healthcare: Salman

The government has enhanced health budget from Rs 121 billion to Rs 166 billion which is a historic step in the Punjab which will bring about an improvement in the system. Projects of up-gradation of nursing schools to college level and nursing colleges to center of excellence are part of development budget of health for the year 2015-16.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/15-Jun-2015/historic-increase-in-budget-to-improve-healthcare-salman


UVAS Signs MOU With Turkish University To Promote Education

The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nigde University Turkey here on Friday for promotion of academic cooperation in educationand research. The MoU was signed by UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Nigde University Rector Prof Dr Adnan Gorur on the City Campus Lahore.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266338


2m Punjab youth to be skilled: CM

“Sixty percent population of the country comprises youngsters. Youth is our future and it is our responsibility to make future of the country bright,” the chief minister said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of two-day Skills Expo and Job Fair- 2015 arranged by Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/14-Jun-2015/2m-punjab-youth-to-be-skilled-cm






Provision of job opportunities to youth govt’s top priority

Provincial Minister for Finance Dr. Ayesha Ghous Pasha has lauded the contributions of TEVTA to promote technical education and vocational training across the province of the Punjab. She was addressing while visiting the different stalls on the 2nd day of TEVTA Skills Expo 2015 at Skills Expo Johar Town.

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Establishment of Taqwah Mosque in Collegiate Tribal Hostel

Peshawar: Vice Chancellor Professor Ajmal Khan inaugurated the new constructed Taqwah Mosque in the Collegiate Tribal Hostel.

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


For the increase in the resources Private public Sector Universities used effective mechanism

Peshawar: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan Abbasi issued the instructions to the administration of the private public sector to used effective mechanism with the increase in their resources. 

Complete Story:  Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.8


Bajawar teachers may be  exempted from the polio duty, Nisar Khan

FATA: Bajawarr Agency: The President of the all teachers Bajawarr Agency Nisar Khan condemn the behavior of the Federal Government and Provincial Government sanctioned Middle, Primary and High Schools are facing the shortage of the staff.

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


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa thousands of the schools facing the deficiency of the teachers

Peshawar: It is found that the thousands of the schools of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are facing the deficiency of the teachers and staff. Education Department started to collect his data the females teachers shortage is greater than the males teachers.

Complete Story:  Daily Subah, Peshawar, PageNo.3


Sciences Conference started in Shaheed Benazir Bhatu University Sherangle Deer Bala

Deer Bala. Higher Education Commission & Weight Sciences Society Pakistan assistance Fifth International two days Weed Sciences Conference started in Shaheed Benazir Bhatu University Sherangle Deer Bala.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.8


Peshawar:Unfollowing of Merit has destroyed the whole system

Peshawar: Merit ensures the appropriate and accurate system, but now merit is not following and bribery and recommendation are of supreme importance now which destroys the future of deserving. Hasan Advocate stated that both for the admissions in educational sector and the jobs are not according to the merit.

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


Security provided to Pakhtoon students in Hazara University

Peshawar: Security must be provided to Pakhtoon students in Hazara University. Some extremity and unknown powers are making issues and clashes between Pakhtoons and people of Hazara which is so depressing. In Hazara University Pakhtoons are feeling so unsafe so they must provide the possible safety.

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


Decision taken for the appointments of the VC and Project Director of FATA University

Peshawar: Decision taken for the appointments of the VC and Project Director of FATA University.For both the posts details have taken from Educational department and Officers.

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


Demand to increase 20% teacher’s salary in Provincial budget

Peshawar: Demand to increase 20% teacher’s salary in Provincial budget.Time scale must be provided, stated by Hameed –ul- haq.He and others rejected the 7% increase in teacher’s salary and demanded 20% increase.

Complete Story:  Daily Nai Baat, Peshawar, Page No.3


Laki marwat: Prize distribution in higher secondary school

Laki marwar: Govt higher sedcondary school has arranged prize distribution ceremony in which Principal Saif ullah khan was chief guest. He presented prizes to the position holders on their brilliant performance.

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


2 days workshop under the directorship of Kohat University

Kohat: 2 days workshop under the directorship of Kohat University .Attendents appreciated this workshop and demanded to arrange such sort of workshop.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.3


Mosque has been set up in a collegiate tribal hostel

Peshawar: Mosque has been set up in a collegiate tribal hostel. Vice chancellor Ajmal Khan and principal Syed Bashir Ahmad did the openings. Students, teachers, wardens of hostel attended the opening ceremony. Vice chancellor Ajmal Khan said that mosque is the basic religious need of all which has now fulfilled so now in hostel along with the secular education people will also have spiritual satisfaction as well .

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


5th International/12th National Weed Science Congress of Weed Science Society of Pakistan

Deer bala: 5th International/12th National Weed Science Congress of Weed Science Society Of Pakistan with the support of HEC. Members from Germany, Iraq, Iran, Kazikistan and many other countries attended this event.

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


Public sector universities should adopt a mechanism to increase their resources,stated by Governor

Peshawar: Public sector universities should adopt a mechanism to increase their resources,stated by Governor . Universities should facilitate the deserving students and the teachers who are having their retirement fund, for them university set up the endowment fund .

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


Schools of Shangalla are deprived of school Head masters and Science teachers.

Poran: Schools of Shangalla are deprived of school Head masters and Science teachers. This is leading to the risk of making the future of students darken .Parents are so depressed of this situation and educational department officers are aware of this situation but still quiet.

Complete Story:  Daily Akhbare Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.5


Munir Orakzai demanded to set up branches of Islamia College University in FATA,.

Peshawar: Islamia college university campus must set up in FATA, Munir Orakzai.  Senior tribal politician and MNA from Kurram Agency had a meeting with Vice chancellor Ajmal Khan and told him that government had announced in past to open the branches of Islamia College University and still it is not implemented. If it would be implemented so now tribal students have the educational and job facilities.

Complete Story:  Daily Nai Baat, Peshawar, Page No. 3


Bajoor, teachers have announced abandoned from Polio duty,Nisar Khan . 

Bajoor, teachers have announced abandoned from Polio duty, stated by Nisar Khan. In School for duty there is only one teacher and millions students which is so unfair .Nisar Khan demanded that when teachers are assign for polio duty then school remain close for ten days which affect the studies of students and waste their time and also the duty of teachers which is to teach and spread education.

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


Thousands of KPK schools are deprived of teachers

Peshawar: Thousands of KPK schools are deprived of teachers. Female teachers are so few in number, there is a possibility of dark future of students.There are such school in KPK where only 3 teachers are available for number of students which is so depressing .

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


5th International/12th National Weed Science Congress of Weed Science Society Of Pakistan

Deer bala: 5th International/12th National Weed Science Congress of Weed Science Society of Pakistan with the support of HEC. Members from Germany, Iraq, Iran, Kazikistan and many other countries attended this event.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.3




Remain bound in chains of slavery if education not focused

Khusdar: Educational experts said nation secret of success lies in getting and propagation of education. We have to give pen instead of weapons in the hands of children.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


Baluchistan University at the verge of destruction

Quetta: Baloch student action committee demanded to form honest committee to investigate the matters of Baluchistan University in depth about corruption, nepotism and illegal appointments made in university.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html


No withdrawal from educational rights

Quetta: BSO paid homage to students on voluntarily contribution in boycotting examinations and classes. BSO demanded VC, Registrar and controller of examination to fire immediately.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_8.html


Fire VC Baluchistan University

Quetta: Female students of Baluchistan University demanded from government to take notice of black mailing and threats given by university administration to female candidate. Students demanded to fire VC Baluchistan University immediately.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102904433&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150615


BPSC should provide ease in degrees verification

Zoab: Unemployed candidates demanded from BPSC to provide ease in degrees verification. Candidates demanded from government, CM and other education officials to change process of degrees verification before selection.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/


Educational budget should be increase according to population of Baluchistan

Loralai: DEO Ameer Shah Bukhari said educational budget of Baluchistan should increase according to vast area and population of Baluchistan.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/


Renovation of schools

Jhal Magsi: Primary school of Gandawa village Jamalpur is in dilapidated condition it should be renovate as soon as possible to provide education facility to area people.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html


Cheating will not be allowed

Quetta: VC Baluchistan University said strongly that cheating in exams will not be allowed in any sense of manner. Those students who are boycotting examinations will be declared in list of failure candidate.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102902440&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150614


Secret of development lies in Education

Khuzdar: Chairman Text Book Board Baluchistan Abdul Qayoom said distance from books and education ruins the nation, he said secret of development of nation lies in propagation of education.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html


Eradication of educational backwardness

Jafferabad: Alif Ailaan for education awareness with collaboration of Shade Organization conducted seminar on budget 2015-16. For education propagation and awareness Government as well as NGOs will have to strive hard for eradication of educational illiteracy and backwardness.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


Othal closed educational institutions should be open

Othal: Students are facing troubles in getting education, closed educational institutions of Othal Should be open as early as possible.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html


Uproot class education system

Quetta: Jameat Tulba-e-Islam Abdul Wahid Kakar said muslims are back in present age of modern sciences. He said education is sole solution for financial and societal development.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-13-2015/Quetta/page5.asp


Dilapidated primary school

Sorab: Government primary school Azizabad Jatak Lakhoriyan is in dilapidated condition. Student’s lives are on threat. Area people demanded to government to take immediate action.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-13-2015/Quetta/page8.asp


Development of nations is impossible without education

Quetta: DC Kharan said nations cannot achieve required targets without education. He said as nation all have to play role for educational awareness and development.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html


Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.3




Grant sanctioned in Punjab budget for setting up computer labs in 990 High Schools

District Multan: The Government of Punjab has sanctioned grant for setting up of computer labs in 990 High Schools of the province, 7500 schools will be provided basic facilities, 4727 school buildings will be reconstructed, 24500 new rooms will be constructed and 500 new schools will be built.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-15/page-8 


15 Million Sanctioned for Girls Degree College Nawabpur

District Multan: Punjab Government has sanctioned a grant of RS.15 million for Govt. Girls Degree College Nawabpur.  The total estimated cost is RS.118.944 millions rupees, RS. 50 million for the year 2016-17, and RS.49.944 million for the year 2017-18 have been sanctioned.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-15/page-8 


RS. 40.5 million Sanctioned for including madarass into national mainstream

District Multan:  The Punjab Government has sanctioned RS.40.5 million for bringing back the religious seminaries (madarass) into the national main stream.     The money will be used for providing modern education to the boys and girls of madarass.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-15/page-8 


RS.200 Billions sanctioned for higher education in Punjab budget

District Multan:  The Punjab Govt. has set up Punjab Education Endowment Fund for the purpose of promoting higher education among intelligent students and has sanctioned RS.200 billion for this purpose.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-15/page-8 


Forcibly terminated Science Teacher facing threats instead of reinstatement

District Bahawalpur: Farhat Iqbal, a science teacher who was terminated forcibly during the Musharraf regime under the Service Ordinance 2000, could not be reinstated so far and is facing threats instead of reinstatement despite the fact that in the year 2007, he was declared the best teacher by the Education Department.  He appealed to the Chief Justice Lahore High Court to look into the matter.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-15/page-2

Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2


PEF Bahawalpur & Cholistan Development Authority to provide cold water in 75 schools

District Bahawalpur: Dr. Anila Salman, Managing Direct, PEF, while addressing a function for distribution of water coolers among 75 Cholistan Schools said that Cholistan Schooling Project of PEF was a success story and the number of students had reached to 7000 from 4200 and the poorest students were being provided free education very close to their homes.   

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


Director colleges summoned by Lahore High Court for illegal appointment of bus driver

District Layyah:  The Lahore High Court Multan Bench has summoned Director Colleges, Dera Ghazi Khan, Deputy Director Colleges Layyah, Assistant Director Colleges Layyah, and Principal, Govt. Girls College, Layyah for irregular appointment of grade 4 drivers.  The writ was filed by the deserving candidate.   

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.7


Private schools of District Layyah violating government orders

District Layyah: The private schools of District Layyah continue to violate government orders and keeping the schools open in the name of summer camps.  The parents have appealed to the authorities to take action against such schools because the parents are facing difficulties in providing pick and drop facilities to their children. 

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.4


Examination Centres without cold drinking water & electricity, students getting fainted

District Rahim Yar Khan: The students who are appearing for their B. Sc. and F. Sc. are not provided cold water and the Examination Centres are also without electricity.  The students are getting fainted in the extremely hot weather.  The civil society has condemned the mismanagement at the Examination Centres. 

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

Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.11


Private Schools making a mockery of the government orders

District Lodhran: The private schools and colleges are making a mockery of the government orders and continued to open schools and colleges.  Ali Garh Science College Kehrorr Pakka continues to open in the evening in the name of an academy and has compelled the students to attend classes in the evening.  There have been reports of students getting fainted due to scorching heat.  Civil society members have sent applications to the DCO Lodhran and CM Punjab to take action against such schools.       

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.11


Youth with M.A. and M.Sc. will be given RS.15000/- per month as Subsistence Allowance

District Lahore: Dr. Ghaus Pasha, Finance Minister for Punjab, in her post budget press conference said that youth who has done Masters will be given subsistence allowance of RS.15000/- per month.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.1


Funds released for 297 position holders

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Education Department has released funds for the 297 position holders in class 5 for the years 2012, 2013, and 2014.  All the students will be given RS.7200/- per head and a total amount of RS.2,138,400/- will be given to all the 297 students. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9


Punjab Province must have a universal education system

District Rahim Yar Khan: Irfan Haider, Nazim of Islami Jamiat Talba, while addressing the press in Sadiqabad said that Punjab should have a universal education system.  He also said that a campaign will be launched against the privatization of the schools and colleges.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.7

Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9


Students not paying 2 months fees not given homework by private schools

District Bahawalpur: Parents have appealed to the District Judge Bahawalpur and DCO Bahawalpur to take action against private schools which have not given homework to the students for not paying total fee for the 3 months summer vacations.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.11


Substandard material used in the construction of boundary walls of Boys and Girls schools

District Dera Ghazi Khan:  The citizens have appealed to the DCO Dera Ghazi Khan to take action against the contractors for using substandard material for the construction of boundary walls of Govt. Girls Primary School Burhaniwala and Govt. Boys High School Ghausabad.   

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-13/page-11


PEF Partner school owner using his Agricultural Farm as a school to make money

District Lodhran: High School Bangla Hamidpur is a PEF partner school with 600 children, but the owner Meher Zahoor Ahmed is so greedy for money that he is using his agricultural farm also as a school to make extra money.  When contacted by the press, he insulted the journalist and told them to go to other schools for getting news.  

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


2.8 milion children to be admitted in PEF Partner schools by 2018

District Bahawalpur: Qamarul Islam Raja, Chairman Punjab Education Foundation, while addressing the PEF partners schools at the Auditorioum of Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur said that PEF is the most successful model of free education up to Matric and 1,200,000 children are being provided free education with the help of 3500 schools.  He said the 2.8 million children will be admitted in PEF partner schools by the year 2018. 

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.9


Substandard construction and school land grabbed by land mafia

District Rahim Yar Khan: Residents of Sultanabad, Sheikh Wahan have complained that the inspection team of Ex. Engineer Shahid Khan reached the site of Govt. Primary School Sultanabad, but proved to be powerless in the face of the contractor who was using substandard material in the construct of the school and the land mafia that had grabbed the school land. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.9


27 percent of Punjab budget allocated for education

District Lahore: Government of the Punjab has allocated 27 per cent of the total budget for education.  This amount comes to 320.20 Billion rupees.  

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.1




Decision of new central policy in colleges

Karachi: On the directives of Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho a new central policy of admission is introduced in the colleges. The same policy was followed in Karachi for 14 years, but now it would be launched in 268 colleges of Sindh Province.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130280660&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150615


800 Teachers of district Thurparker deprived of salaries

Junior Schol teachers and Primary School teachers of thurparker remained deprived of their salaries since 13 months. They are living difficult life due to stoppage of salaries. They protested and demanded from government and responsible officers to issue their salaries.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130280408&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150615


Education Minister distributed offer orders

District Naushehro Feroz: Sindh Education Minister Mr. NIsar Ahmed Khuhro distributed offers and joining orders among 204 candidates of naushehro Feroz and Shaheed Baenazir abad. On the occasion he said that teachers’ recruitment in education is on merit basis and transparency.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130280512&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150615



Daily Kawish, Hyderabad, Page No. 2


Investigation of illegal appointments in education department

Karachi: Secretary Education had issued orders to investigate the matter of 450 illegally appointed Primary Teachers in education department in district qambr shahdadmkot. The inspection team member reached qamber and took away the promotion list for further investigation. Even 10 percent teachers did not appear before the team members.

Complete Story:  http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-01.jpg


Assistant Sub-Inspector appointed as Section Officer one in Education Department

Hyderabad: The former Head Master of Government Middle School Khahi and other employee of education department of Taluka Bhriya has alleged that Secretary Education has appointed Assistant Sub Inspector of Police as Section Officer one Education who had dismissed him from the seat on not providing bribe. They both alleged that Mr. Faheem Chachar was ASI in Police, but now he is serving in education department with the special favor of Secretary Education.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_14062015192302.jpg



Admission in Evening Program at Karachi University starts from today

Karachi: According to Karachi University the admission in masters evening program will star from today. The forms can be received from today, till 3rd July.

Complete Story: https://e.jang.com.pk/06-15-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_08.gif


144 arab rupees spared for Education in new Budget

Karachi: Sindh Government has spared 144 arab rupees in new budget. Seven percent has been increased in Education Budget. Six arab rupees have been kept for Universities and other institutions. One arab for STEVTA; comprehensive English medium Schools would be established and 20 coror for monitoring.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-01.jpg


Pact between Sindh MAdarsat Ul Islam and Chinese Institutions

Karachi: A pact between Chinese Universities and Colleges and Sindh Madarsat Ul Islam has been signed on the exchange of students in different disciplines. The pact has been signed by Vice Chancellor Sindh Madarsat Ul Islam Mr. Muhammad Ali Shaikh.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-10.jpg


Education department responsible for destruction of Education

District Jamshoro: District Launch Program was organized by Social NGO “ASAR” at Bhan Saeed Abad. On that occasion it was highlighted that education department is responsible for the destruction of education in district Jamshoro.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-10.jpg


Girls School building decaying and Primary School lacking basic facilities

District Thatto: The Building of Girls School village Qadir Dno Shah is decaying and Primary School of the village is under shortage of basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_13062015205701.jpg


AJP blamed PPP for education ruin

Hyderabad: President Awami Jamhuri Party Mr. Abrar Kazi and others have declared in their press statement that Pakistan Peoples Party can not take better steps for the improvement of education. The education is being pushed backwards.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130280084&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150614


Contract with USAID on establishment of Modern Schools

District Sukkur: Education department has signed contract with USAID on the establishment of new modern schools in Sukkur. The foundation stone was laid at government Municipal High School where Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho also attended the program. The constructed building would be consisting 12 to 14 class rooms.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130279825&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150613



Teachers protested for their salaries

District Naushehro feroz: NTS Pass newly appointed teachers from kandiaro protested for their salaries. They declared before media that they were performing duty with regularity, but their salaries are not issued since 4 months.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130279838&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150613


Primary School building still under clash

District Jacobabad: The building of Government Primary School village Ghari Hassan was occupied by the local landlord. The notice of the issue was taken by the commissioner, but despite the notice cabins are put before the school compound wall.

Complete Story: Daily Jeejal, Hyderabad, Page No.3


Mirour Mathelo library under acute shortage of basic facilities

District Ghotki: The Public Library of Mirpur Mathelo City is under acute shortage of basic facilities of Drinking water, books, electricity and staff of the library is deprived of their salaries. The Split Air Conditions have been approved, but still they are not fixed in the library. The students have left to join the library due to acute shortage of basic facilities. The ground of the library is occupied by the land grabbers.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Hyderabad, Page No. 3


Corruption of 3 coror and 81 lacs in Education Department

District Thatto: The inspection team of Chief Minister Sindh found the corruption of 3coror and 81 lac in education department.

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