18th April 2016

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

We are trying to increase 100% literacy rate in FATA: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Peshawar: The Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said that “we are trying to increase the 100% literacy rate in FATA to give them good name”.  To protect the youth of the FATA from the negative activities, it is necessary to bring them in the playground. These shared  his views yesterday on the occasion of International Sports Day held under the United Nation in the name of sports for peace.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103464449&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160418

No availability of books for students

Pabbi: The provincial government fails to provide books to students on time. PTI has invested millions in Education & besides of all their claims & love for education, they are unable to provide books to students, which are making trouble for them to seek education.

Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page03.aspx


Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.4

Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3

Education is a first step to success; we have to take this step

Alpuri: The Shangla Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Dildar Muhammad said that Education is the first step of success and we have to remove the label of uneducated, backward nation in the world. Better Education if provided to the nation, then success is possible.  Various people addressed from the Seminar & concluded that scientific education & research is very important in this era.

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

Parents must provide education to children: Taj Muhammad Afridi

Khyber Agency: The Senator, Mr. Taj Muhammad Afridi said in a Ceremony that in FATA Landi Kotal Government Schools network & better opportunity to educate FATA students are not available. He emphasized on parents to provide education to their children in a better way so that FATA students will also play their role in nations’ success.

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

No staff in GGMS Loi Shalman Musa Killi

Landi Kotal: The Government Girls Middle School Loi Shalmaan Musa Kili Ghawanda Khel and other four primary school’s staff was absent from their duty, which is destroying future of the students. Sardar Hussain Afridi demanded from the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Political Agent and Agency Education Officer to take the notice of this situation.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103462737&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160417

Sawaldher School student’s future at risk

Mardan: The future of government girl’s higher secondary school Sawaldher girl students seems dark, due to vacant posts of Principal & teachers especially Science teachers. The Principal seat has been vacant for the last 3 years and also there are no class four employees. The school has 550 students without teachers & facilities. There is no check & balance as the Deputy Speaker belongs to this area.

Complete Story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?cat=10

Demand for transfer of District Education Officer Female

Sarrai Norang: The District leaders Tehreek-e-Insaaf demanded from the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak to transfer District Education Officer Female, as she has shattered female education in the District.  They hold a protest demonstration in front of the office of District Education Officer’s office and raised this demand.

Complete Story:  http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page03.aspx

Swat University's chief proctor suspended for controversial ban

Swat: The University of Swat on Saturday suspended chief proctor for ordering gender segregation at the varsity, private TV channel reported. This suspension order of varsity Chief Proctor Hazrat Bilal was given by Swats University’s Vice Chancellor Dr Jahan Bakht. The move comes a day after the proctor issued a notification, barring all male and female students of University of Swat from sitting or walking both on and off the campuses. “If any student male or female found sitting or walking together in the campus or outside, a penalty ranging from Rs50 to Rs5000 will be imposed and an emergency meeting will be called by their parents,” the notification said.

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

Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.8

Demand to build educational institutes for seeking education in Chitral

Peshawar: The Chitral Association for Health and Education and Chitral Students Association demanded from government to take serious steps for education by building Educational Institutes in Chitral. Mr. Irfan-ullah was leading the Protest rally in front of Press Club, he said that Chitral is a big part of Khyber Paktunkhuwa, but government is neglecting this part as there are poor educational facilities in Chitral. Chitral on the basis of education is on 2nd number with 97 % but there is not even a single university in Chitral which is an injustice with People of Chitral.

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

Chief Minister’s wife visit in a government girls primary school Gulbahar # 2

Peshawar: The Chief Minister’s wife visited a government girl’s primary school Gulbahar # 2, along with the DEO Female, where she distributed gifts among students. She also praised the School’s administration for a better school system. She said that she’ll visit others schools too.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103460816&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160416

Demand for up-gradation of Fata teachers, Protest threat

Tank: All teachers association meeting held under the presidency of Haji Khan Malik and Haji Muhammad Azeem. The different members attended the meeting and they said in a meeting that the government should all the matters of Fata teachers regarding up gradation otherwise they will be protesting on roads .Final meeting regarding protest will be on 17th April.

Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page03.aspx

DEO visits different schools

Kohat: The District Education Officer Kohat visited different schools in the regard of enrollment campaign. She instructed to give admission more and s more children this year so that we will accomplish our target. Awareness Walk also held for this purpose.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.4

No nation can have success without education

Dir Payan: Enrollment Campaign initiated in district Dir Payan due to cooperation of NCHD. All the students through this campaign will be given admission in schools who can’t afford to go schools. A ceremony held in this regard where DEO Female Zaib-un-nisa said that education is a key to success and without education success is impossible.

Complete Story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?cat=10

Enrollment Campaign in Mohmand Agency,3 thousand students get admission

Mohmand Agency: Enrollment Campaign in Mohmand Agency is at its peak due to which 3 thousand students have got admission. Tribal leaders should play their positive role in its development .These views were shared by Assistant Political Agent lower Dir Naveed Akbar in a ceremony of enrollment Campaign held at Government High School Shah Aalam.

Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.4


Teacher’s presence should be ensured in “chattan karmi dasht” Primary School

District Gwadar: Mr. Abdul Wahab Dasht, said Teacher’s presence should be ensured in “chattan karmi dasht” Primary School. He said due to absenteeism of teachers primary school is closed from a long time and student’s future is at risk.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/karachi/today/p2/story.php?param=chatan.jpg

School bus should be provided to “Washeen Dhor” students: Molana Muhammad Murad

District Gawadar: The Senior Leader JUI Hazrat Bilal unit, Mr. Molana Muhammad Murad said school bus should be provided to “Washeen Dhor” students. He said due to unavailability of school bus students are facing problems to reach school in time; Educational emergency is beyond from ones mental approach in Baluchistan. He demanded from Education Minister & concerned Education officials to provide school shuttle as soon as possible.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/karachi/today/p2/story.php?param=wsin.jpg

Educational emergency claims are limited up to statements: BNP

District Quetta: The Balochistan National Party stated in statement that Government Educational policy is beyond understanding of a common man. Girls Technical College bus for students and staff is out of order from long time but no one is paying heed towards. Many schools & colleges are closed and teacher’s absenteeism is a dilemma which clarifies that Educational emergency in province is merely a drama of politicians & Education officials, warning both political leadership and Education officials to track Education policy as accordance to line.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-18-2016/Quetta/page2.asp


Students facing problems due to scarcity of teachers & class rooms in Girls High School Sorab

Sorab: The Female students are facing problems, due to scarcity of teachers and class rooms in Government Girls High School Sorab after its up gradation. Even the Lower staff vacancies are also vacant in school. 1200 students are enrolled in school but class rooms are unavailable for covering of such strength; available rooms are dilapidated. Government should take keen interest to resolve mentioned problems.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 6

Billions of rupees went in corruption in lieu of Education: IJT

District Quetta: The administrator IJT Balochistan, Mr. Usman Kakar said that Educational emergency in Balochistan is a drama & source of earning for politicians and Educational officials. Billions of rupees have been wasted in lieu of Educational development and standardization but regrettably scenarios are quite worse than imagination. He said if vacancies are not available than why Government introduced ADE degree instead of PT & CT.

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 3

Salaries should be issued to NTS teachers

District Turbat: The Socio political figure, Mr. Muhammad Naeem Shah along with others said in joint statement that NTS pass teachers are still deprived of salaries from previous four months due to such circumstances teachers are facing financial criticalities. They demanded from Education Minister, Secretary Education and concerned officials to release salaries of teachers.   

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/karachi/today/p2/story.php?param=n--t-s.jpg

Teachers presence should be ensured & educational institutions should be active: JTI

District Qilla Abdullah: The President JTI Madaniyah unit Chaman, Mr. Rahmatullah Jalal along with other party officials said Chaman Educational institutions have been reached on the verge of destruction due to absence of teachers. Even Government is playing game of Educational emergency with the public. They said teachers are absent from duties and are busy in political activities which is running future of students. They demanded from concerned high officials to take action for resolution of matter.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-17-2016/Quetta/page12.asp 

Text books availability in schools be ensured: MQM

District Quetta: The in-charge MQM Quetta zone, Mr. Malik Jannat Gul Kakar & members of committee said new Educational year has been started, but regrettably text books are unavailable in nearly 75% of province schools, which is disclosing educational emergency claims of government, political parties & education officials. They said officials & political parties just show off & advertise themselves in lieu of admission campaigns. Government in fact deteriorated Education system in precious 03 years and claimed for betterment. MQM Committee members demanded from Government to take practical steps in Balochistan for betterment of Education system.

Complete story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 3

Demand to upgrade Middle School

District Mastung: The leader & General Counselor National party UC Karayz Noth, Mr. Muhammad Ayub along with others said that Middle School karayz Noth is propagating Quality Education from previous 60 years but due to negligence of education department school is prey of dilapidation from 1990. School produced bureaucrats and famous personalities which is result of school teacher’s performance. He demanded from government to upgrade Middle school in to High school.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 6

Educational facilities are inadequate in Balochistan: PSF

District Quetta: The PSF states that Provincial Education Minister claims of educational development are quite changed than reality. PSF stated Educational facilities are inadequate in Baluchistan. Student bus provided to district Harnai which is still standing but students are commuting which is lamentable. PSF condemned deficiencies of education department.

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No. 6

Bus should be provided to Government Model High School Uthal: Huzoor Bux

District Lasbela: Mr. Huzoor Bux said in a statement that bus should be provided to Government Model High School uthal. He said due to unavailability of school bus, the students are facing transport problems and their education is prey of hindrances. He demanded from Deputy Commissioner Lasbela Mr. Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah & Education department officials to provide school bus for convenience of students. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/karachi/today/p2/story.php?param=gov.jpg

Female teachers should be appointed in Girls Inter College: Muslim League (Q)

District Qilla Abdullah: PMLQ held meeting under the presidency of Mr. Bakhtiar Khan in which other party officials also participated. All members unanimously demanded from education department and concerned officials and ministers to appoint female teachers in Girls Inter College because we are followers of Islam. They said seeking Education is compulsory for both male & female because a literate and educated mother can up bring an educated family.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-16-2016/quetta/page7.asp

Steps should be taken for quality Education: Jaffer Ali

District Quetta: The Provincial Secretary General Majlis Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen Quetta Mr. Jaffer Ali Jafferi said that government should ensure quality education in whole province & parents should encourage their children in extra curriculum activities for their mental and physical growth. He said Government should also keep vigilant eye over the performance and presence of teachers in schools on routine basis.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103460025&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160416

Steps for eradication of copy culture are appraisable: Taqri Abdul Qayoom

Khaliqabad Mankchar: Mr. Taqri Haji Abdul Qayoom a tribal leader along with others applauded the efforts of examination center superintendent Mr. Abdul Ghani Langho and his team. He said eradication of copy culture will bring positive change in society and Education system of Province.

Complete story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 6

Eradication of useless education system is our mission: JTI

District Quetta: The JTI Provincial President Mr. Jalal Shah & General Secretary Mr. Abdul Qayoom said eradication of useless Education system is our mission. They said class Education system is creating differences among the people and widening gaps among the thoughts.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 3


150 students deprived of boundary walls and class rooms

District Bahawalnagar: The Chishtian Welfare Society leaders demanded from the Chief Minister Punjab and District Authorities to provide basic facilities of Government Elementary Girls School Chak 121 Murad at priority basis. Local landlord grabbed the school room for his personal use, 150 Students compel to study under open sky in hot weather.

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

108 schools without basic facilities

District Muzaffargarh: The Residents of Alipur protested against the missing facilities. 108 schools of Tehsil Alipur have shortage of teachers, furniture, boundary walls, insufficient security arrangement and safe drinking water. In some schools children strength is less than 100 due to missing facilities.

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

Course teachers spoiling student’s future

District Khanewal: The Residents of Mohalla Chah Fatah Khan shared with Media that Science Teachers of Model Community High School are playing with the future of Students and not paying attention towards their children classes. They usually leave School before closing times to attend their M. Phil Classes. The residents demanded Higher Authorities to stand inquiry against said teachers.

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

School Management protests against school land grabbers

District Vehari: The School Management, Students and Parents protested and demanded from the Chief Minister Punjab to provide protection by taking strict action against anti-education mafia. The said mafia leaves fierce dogs to frighten the children and give threats to school management of Usman Khan Public School Basti Namdar to stop the construction of boundary wall.

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

Government schools without boundary wall and proper security arrangements

District Bahawalpur: Mostly government schools in Markaz Oach Sharif are without boundary walls, lack of proper security arrangements and short of teachers. In addition, books provided to the schools are in sufficient and mostly books are of English medium whom students don’t want to study. Parents of the students requested to the higher authorities having slogan ‘’Parho Punjab, Barho Punjab’’ to provide basic facilities to students instead of handing over Government schools to Punjab Education Foundation.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-04-17/page-09

District Coordination Officer issues notice to non-registered educational institutions

District Dera Ghazi Khan: During a meeting conducted by District Coordination Officer regarding registration of non-registered education institutions, decided to take strict actions against 134 non-registered educational institutions that have not completed proper security arrangements. He also shared that educational institutions will not be registered who will not fulfill all the basic requirements.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-04-17/page-09

Student gets faint in a private school

District Bahawalpur: Due to non-availability of drinking water a student (girl) become faint in Orient English Medium School during the school hours. Parents of the student protested that they are paying lot of fee but drinking water is not available moreover principal of the schools also misbehaved with them on raising this issue.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-04-17/page-11

Lists of schools ready to handover to Punjab Education Foundation

District Multan: The Education department has prepared the lists of 9000 Government Primary Schools whom Punjab Government planned to handover Punjab Education Foundation in the coming months. As per plan in April 2018 all the Primary Schools will be handed over to Punjab Education Foundation so students will take admission in 6th class in Government Schools because Government will not have primary section.

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

Government School becomes a hub of Problems

District Bahawalpur: Community leaders shared with Press that building of Government Elementary School Baildaran turns into ruins with cracked walls. The school has insufficient facilities of water and electricity. While the students are compelled to sit on floor for classes, having only one hand pump, yet water is not fit for drinking. Deputy District Officer responded that soon construction and other School issues will be resolved with the facilitation of UK based NGO.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-04-16/page-11 

School deprived of teaching staff for past 11 years

District Muzaffargarh: The Government Girls Higher Secondary School upgraded in 2003, yet 11 years passed but staff could not be hiring to teach Higher Secondary classes. The Students are forced to be admitted in Private Schools and academies. Political and community workers demanded to the Chief Minister to appoint teaching staff in said School.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-04-16/page-08

6 Class student tortured by Head Teacher

District Khanewal: The Residents of Bagar Sargana demanded inquiry against the Head Master who tortured a student and broken his ribs. Parents of the child reached school and bring him to hospital for dressing. On the other side Abdul Tawab (Head Teacher) refused the allegation.

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


Parent’s day celebration in school

District Khairpur Mirs: A parent’s day celebration was organized at Sachal Model Higher Secondary School Qumb, where number of social, political and students were present. On the occasion, Mr. Karam Wasan said that steps are being taken to regularize education; free education is provided in the school. Whereas, Chairman Human Rights Watch Pakistan, Mr. Zawar Hussain Shah said that education is a basic right of human, among the human rights.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130384277&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160418

Girls College construction work stopped for past nine years

Malir/ Karachi: The construction work of Government Girls and Boys Colleges could not be completed, for past nine years, after the heavy cost of five coror rupees.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130384416&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160418

Primary and High Schools facing basic problems

District Jacobabad: The Students of Government Girls High and Primary New Mirza Pur are worried about their education, due to shortage of basic facilities and running of both schools in one building.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-18/news/page3/1%20(9).htm

Protest for restoration of closed schools in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: SPSF Shaheed Bhutto held a protest strike for the restoration of closed schools before Session Court, announcing that government institutes have been turned into cattle farms, but the higher authorities are silent to take any action.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_18042016011342.jpg

Daily Awami Awaz, Page No. 4

No building for Primary School since years

District Thatta: The Students of Government Boys Primary School Allah Bux Kheskheli are sitting under open sky, due to unavailability of School building, for the past twenty years.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_18042016011512.jpg

Students sit on ground and study

District Sanghar: The Students of Government Primary School Palijani are constrained to sit on ground and study, due to unavailability of furniture. There are only nine Teachers for teaching 375 Students.

Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Page No 3

Sindh Government has ruined education: Haleem Adil

Karachi: The Member Tehreek-e- Insaf, Mr. Haleem Adil said during his speech with Sindh Bachayo Taleem Bachayo protest that Sindh Government has ruined Education; corruption is on top; even copy culture is not stopped.

Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Page No. 3

Education is a right to children: Khanzadi Kapri

District Mirpurkhas: The Chairperson Adeeba Organization, Ms. Khanzadi Kapri has opined that for development of education, every person has to play his role. She added that education is a basic right to children and for that purpose, her organization has enrolled more than 200 Boys and Girls in Schools.

Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Page No. 3

Protest against closure of Girls School

District Dadu: The residents of village Bharia Panhwar took out protest against closure of the Government Primary School, for past seven years.

Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Page No. 4

Other cadre teachers protest before C.M House

District Khairpur Mirs: The Teachers of Other cadre held a protest strike, along with their children, before the Chief Minister House, for releasing of their salary.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2016/April/18-04-2016/Page12/P12-4.jpg

Twenty three Lecturers to teach only one subject

Sukkur: Twenty Three Lecturers have been appointed by the Education Department of District Sukkur, in Islamia Science Arts and Commerce College, for teaching only one subject.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Page No. 12

Protest against not repairing of school building

District Nawabshah: The residents of Village Haji Nabi Bux Pali held a protest against not repairing of their Village School, declaring that 250 Students are sitting under open sky and study.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130383838&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160417

Education Movement Rally

District Nawabshah: A movement for Education rally was organized by the Social Organization Shah Sachal Sami and Basic Education and Community Schools, on the title of “Education Children and Develop Sindh”.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130383852&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160417

Only one teacher for 130 students

District Khairpur Mirs: Only one Teacher is Teaching 130 Students at Government Primary School Village Gaji. Even there is acute shortage of basic facilities in the School.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130383894&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160417

Girls School dysfunctional for past two years

District Khairpur Mirs: The Government Girls Primary School, village Usman Malu is dysfunctional for past two years, leaving students to attend another school in other village at a distance.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130383897&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160417

Rally on education promotion

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The Social organizations, Teachers and Local Politicians held a rally for promotion of education, in the leadership of Taluka Education Officer Qaubo Saeed Khan.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-17/news/page3/1%20(50).htm

No school building, students sit under trees

District Khairpur Mirs: The Students from village Khushhal Solangi attend school while sitting under tree, due to unavailability of building. The residents declared before media that school building was completely damaged and it was lacking basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130383633&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160416

Awami Tehreek protests against Sindh Text Book Board

District Dadu: The Members of Awami Tehreek from Seeta Road held stood against the Sindh Text Book Board Jamshoro, on not providing free Text Books to 400 Schools of Taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-16/news/page3/1%20(21).htm

Protest against ghost teacher

District Khairpur Mirs: Mr. Ghulam Qadir Shar, resident of Thari Mirwah, said in a press statement a media that Government Primary School Budhal Pur Shar is without Teacher, alleging that ghost Teacher is engaged in his private business and does not attend the School.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-16/news/page3/1%20(49).htm