19 August 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Call to set up more schools, colleges in Karak

The Association of Retired Professors of Karak district has demanded of the government to establish girls high schools in all the backward areas of the district and launch classes in the newly established government girls degree colleges from the coming academic year.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_182_005.

Govt plans to set up 500 computer labs in schools

The K-P elementary and secondary education department plans to set up 500 computer laboratories in high schools and higher secondary schools. The provincial government had established 339 IT labs worth Rs500 million in 2014-15

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/940403/academic-help-govt-plans-to-set-up-500-computer-labs-in-schools/


Enrolment drive

0.4 million children were enrolled in schools across the province during the first phase of Ghar Aya Ustaad enrolment campaign.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201008190251&EN_ID=11201008190081&EMID=11201008190050


PDWP has big plans for KP

The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) at a meeting considered projects related to elementary & secondary education, higher education. In the Elementary & Secondary Education Sector 10 projects were approved which included “Establishment of 100 Girls Primary Schools in KPK”, “Establishment of 50 Boys Primary Schools in KPK” among others.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/08/18/city/islamabad/pdwp-has-big-plans-for-kp/


The glitch in the matrix

Apparently the algorithm designed for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Governor Laptop Scheme has not gone down well with the students of the tribal belt.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/940463/the-glitch-in-the-matrix/


Eligibility criteria for appointment of VC Swat University draws criticism

The eligibility criteria mentioned in a recent advertisement for appointment of the vice-chancellor of University of Swat has exposed the double standards of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and provoked criticism from the academic circles.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-335074-Eligibility-criteria-for-appointment-of-VC-Swat-University-draws-criticism


Up gradation of class four employees in Peshawar

Class four employees have been up graded in Peshawar. Employees are very happy and said that they will celebrate. Chief minister Khyber Pakhtunkwa approved request for a ceremony.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103021764&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150819


Varsity asked to ensure financial discipline

Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan, who is also the chancellor of public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has asked the administration of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (SBBU), Sharingle, Dir district, to adopt a financial management plan in line with the finance department rules to ensure financial discipline.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_007_004



Nowshera Medical College to work under health reforms law

The government is starting the newly-built Nowshera Medical College (NMC) under the Medical Teaching Institutions Reforms Act, 2015 to implement its health reforms programme smoothly.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_182_008




Education key to success for Balochistan

Governor Balochistan said that quality education is the solution of issues of Balochistan. He said that Cadet College Kohlu will bring significant progress in education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/quetta/page1.asp


No compromise on quality education and health services

Deputy Commissioner Pishin said that there will be no compromise on provision of quality education and health services. He said to deduct salaries of absent employees.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Bill for Bolan Medical and Health University

A high level meeting was held in the chair of Secretary Health at Bolan Medical Complex. The secretary said that government wants to establish a medical university in the area. In meeting the participants, the secretary reviewed the bill for this university.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/quetta/page3.asp


FC Balochistan donating computers to institutions

Frontier Core Balochistan Scouts donated computers to two educational institutions including Jama e Islamia Mudarsa Tafheem ul Quran. They said that we need to wipe out all deprivation in the education sector.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/quetta/page8.asp




Vision 2025`: ministries` performance to be evaluated

Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday that the government had decided to evaluate performance of ministries in terms of implementation of `Vision 2025`. He said that a holistic approach was needed for human resource development by synergising efforts on education, health, nutrition and population.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_003_002



Roots celebrates its high achievers

Students who showed extra promise at Roots IVY/DHA-1 Campus were presented with awards at a special ceremony. The ceremony was held to congratulate high flying students on the outstanding work that they had achieved in O-levels/IGCSE. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/19-Aug-2015/roots-celebrates-its-high-achievers


Teach for Pakistan, Ilm Ideas to launch guidebook today at PC

Teach For Pakistan (TFP) in collaboration with Ilm Ideas is launching a guidebook today (Wednesday) at Pearl Continental Hotel to which all the winning candidates have been invited. A competition for innovative teachers, the first of its kind called has called on teachers throughout Pakistan to submit their best low or no cost innovations so that national learning loops could be created for the benefit of all stakeholders in the education sector. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-19/page-3/detail-1



Where there is a will, there is a way

The World Humanitarian Day serves as an opportunity to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work and recognizes those who help others. Such an example of motivation is that of Ahmed Mukhtar. Mukhtar manages 10 orphan homes in Pakistan and cares for the children’s education himself. The children from these orphan homes are pursuing higher education

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/940545/world-humanitarian-day-where-there-is-a-will-there-is-a-way/  


Rs 48.6 billion released against budgeted allocation of Rs 700 billion

The Federal government has so far released Rs 48.6 billion under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for various development projects . The Planning Division released Rs 4 billion for Higher Education Commission against the total allocation of Rs 20.5 billion. 

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/business-a-economy/189/1218733/


State Bank governor vows to finance QAU

State Bank of Pakistan Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra has vowed to provide all possible support for Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) to meet its financial needs. He urged the alumni to come forward and support the university.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-19/page-13/detail-1





Senate committee directs HEC to recognise dual degrees

The Standing Committee on Science and Technology has directed the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to recognise the dual degrees of nearly 3,000 students from Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT).

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_152_005



AIOU to launch academic skills programme today

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold a mega event ‘open-day’ seminar Tuesday (Wednesday) to introduce its academic and skilled programmes for the ongoing admissions. Allama Iqbal Open University Vice Chancellor Dr Shahid Siddiqui will inaugurate the event on at 9.00am at the university’s academe complex.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-19/page-13/detail-6 


HEC threatens to de-list NCA Rawalpindi

Even as hundreds of aspiring candidates flock to the institution for the annual entrance test on Wednesday, the National College of Arts` (NCA) Rawalpindi campus faces the possibility of being removed from the Higher Education Commission`s (HEC) list of recognised institutions for not meeting their requirements.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_004_003




Water of most CDGL schools contaminated

Thousands of children studying in schools owned by City District Government Lahore (CDGL) may suffer from serious health issues as they are drinking contaminated water in their schools. Some two months back, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif ordered the CDGL to carry out a comprehensive water sampling of its schools through a private laboratory for water testing. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-334946-Water-of-most-CDGL-schools-contaminated


LHC moved over refusal of admission to veiled student

Justice Ijazul Ahsan of Lahore High Court on Tuesday sought replies from the Higher Education Commission and the administration of Government College University for declining admission to a female student who refused to unveil her face before male teachers during an interview.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-19/page-14/detail-5





Accident leaves 5 schoolboys, drivers injured

Five schoolchildren and two drivers sustained injuries, three of them critical, when two school vans collided head-on on Hiran Minar Road on Tuesday. Both the vans, with schoolchildren on board, were coming from the opposite directions. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/19-Aug-2015/accident-leaves-5-schoolboys-drivers-injured


Female teachers also included in the Kasur incidence of child molestation

Twenty NGOs including Save the Children produced fact finding reports on the incidence of child molestation in Kasur. Reports reveal that female teachers were also involved because there also fell prey to the criminals and they used to help criminals by black mailing children.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=1532.gif


MOU b/w institute for DPT and Turkish educational and health institutions

Institute for Doctorate in Physical Therapy signed memorandum of understanding with Turkish educational and health institutions for mutual collaboration. Under the MOU candidates will be able to register themselves in Turkish institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/back-issues/19-08-2015/p2/story.aspx?param=2.JPG



Banned associations serving at private schools

It has been revealed that peoples from banned association are serving as teacher at unregistered private school in rural areas of Punjab. There is no proper record of teachers maintained at these unregistered private schools.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/back-issues/19-08-2015/p3/story.aspx?param=kala.jpg


Better Opportunities For Educated Youth

Chairman PEF Engr. Qamar ul Islam Raja addressed a seminar on ‘professional success: tips and tricks’ at library & information science department of Punjab University.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=271009



PMDC increases tuition fees of private colleges

The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has increased annual tuition fees by seven per cent for the students getting admission to private medical and dental colleges.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_002_008


Educationist laid to rest

Chaudhry M Ali Muzztar, an educationist and poet, passed away at the age of 98 due to cardiac arrest and was laid to rest in a local graveyard in presence of notables of the city.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/19-Aug-2015/educationist-laid-to-rest


35,000 saplings planted at PU over 7 years: VC

More than 35,000 trees have been planted at the Punjab University over seven and-a-half-years, Vice Chancellor (VC) Mujahid Kamran said on Tuesday. He was speaking at a ceremony in connection with National Tree Plantation Day. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/940561/35000-saplings-planted-at-pu-over-7-years-vc/


Varsity marks National Tree Plantation Day

University of Agriculture (UAF) Faculty of Agriculture Dean Muhammad Arshad said on Tuesday that scores of trees were being felled due to increased urbanisation and population growth.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/940552/go-green-varsity-marks-national-tree-plantation-day/


KEMU panel for major penalty to young medics

The King Edward Medical University academic council has recommended major punishment to two young doctors for allegedly humiliating a senior medical teacher for not inducting colleagues of their choice in postgraduate training at his department.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_002_007


TEVTA to hire officers to help graduates find jobs

The Technical Education and Vocation Training Authority (TEVTA) has decided to appoint placement officers at the institute level to help graduates of its various programmes secure jobs in the local industry, TEVTA Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said on Tuesday.  

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/940560/job-placement-tevta-to-hire-officers-to-help-graduates-find-jobs/




Sewerage water hindering students to come

In Government Girls Primary School, Gharibabad in Hyderabad, sewerage water  has been collected in the school building for several months. Its hindering students to come back to schools. Gharibabad is a low income area of the city.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=09_08.gif s


300 schools not working

Almost three hundred schools are not working due to poor condition at Khapro Area. It is creating a big risk for 36300 students’ future. Most of the teachers of this area are taking salaries at home they are not serving.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_17.gif


Handing over schools to district government

Higher Administration Karachi is implementing the Local Government Act 2013 in Karachi. According to this act, all government schools and some hospitals are being handing over to district government.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=174.gif


Habib University holds session on IB Model programme

To enhance the higher education standards in Pakistan, a group of educationists on Tuesday shared their thoughts regarding the benefits of innovative strategies being inculcated in academics at a wider level. Experts discussed the significance of the International Baccalaureate Model programme in Pakistan and shed light on its role in producing erudite, young individuals with a positive attitude towards learning through intercultural understanding.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-19/page-15/detail-2


SC directs Govt to give time-frame for according official language status to Urdu

During the course of proceedings, Chief Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja remarked that English could not be medium of education in the country as even English teachers did not know the langauge in its proper context. "The UN Convention says that a child should be imparted education in his mother tongue," he said and asked for developing Urdu transcript for the whole country.

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/top-news/109/251611-sc-directs-govt-to-give-time-frame-for-according-official-language-status-to-urdu.html


Protest of students against the vice chancellor

Students of the Dawood engineering college are protesting against the vice chancellor saying that he should resign.

Complete Story:http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-08-19&edition=KCH&id=1846836_27684671


Technical courses start in Mehran University

Center of excellence in arts and design started the prime minister national vocational and training commission phase two in which 175 students from all over Sindh participated. Courses include computer network and film making.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103021460&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150819


Sindh anti-corruption dept to take up 130 cases today

The Sindh anti-corruption and enquiries department will meet today (August 19) to discuss 130 cases of corruption by officers of grade-17 and above, 36 of which belong to the Sindh local education departments.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-335057-Sindh-anti-corruption-dept-to-take-up-130-cases-today


MOU signed between Mehran University and steel mill

Mehran University of engineering and technology signed an agreement with a steel mill in the field of academic and industrial activities. In this agreement vice chancellor of university Dr Aslam Aqeeli and chief executive officer of steel mill signed the agreement.

Complete Story:http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103021089&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150819




It is about time Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch started to take action by Mahmood Ahmadzee

Even though Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of area – making up almost half of the country – its educational future seems to be bleak. Remember, if we do not provide quality education to half of Pakistan, it means half of Pakistan, which is Balochistan, will remain uneducated.  To this day, 1.5 million children are not going to schools in Balochistan.  

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/blogs/18-Aug-2015/abysmal-state-of-education-in-balochistan-it-is-about-time-dr-abdul-malik-baloch-started-to-take


Kasur Incident by Wajahat Ali Khan

The Kasur incident was horrible. We need to introduce some lessons on sexuality at the schools level. A guardian report says that all in most of the cases of child molestation in Britain, it is investigated the most of the criminals belong to Muslim community.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/back-issues/19-08-2015/p10/story.aspx?param=4.jpg


Education for All by Yusra Jamal

Primary education is in the poorest condition In Pakistan. The government is unable to provide quality to education. The government has started the campaign “Education For All”. However, it is non-practical and has no influence.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/pindi/page7.asp


Letters to the Editor


Education and careers`

This is apropos of the article `Education and Careers` written by Mr Faisal Bari (Aug 14). I can relate to the issue highlighted by Mr Faisal Bari as I was also told by my father to pursue a bachelor’s degree in economics back in 2010.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_08_2015_009_011

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Four Principals have been appointed in Grade 18 for Higher Secondary Schools

Peshawar: Through the recommendation of Public Service Commission, the provincial government has ordered the appointment of 4 principals in Grade 18 for different schools. According to the orders, Mr. Noor Ali has been appointed the principal of Government Higher Secondary School Swat, Yousaf Khan the Vice Principal of Government Higher Secondary School Swat, Amaan the principal of Government Higher Secondary School Buner and Arshad Ali has been appointed the principal of Government Higher Secondary School of District Charsadda.

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


Rules have been neglected in the department of Primary and Secondary Education

Peshawar: Rules have been neglected in the department of primary and secondary education in the provincial capital of Peshawar. The superintendent is signing the ADP of newly appointed employees according to the education department. The staff is getting salaries but signs of establishment section’s officer are not since the rules are totally ignored.

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


Entry test for BS program will be held on 10th December

Peshawar: Principal of Government College Peshawar Dr.Fazal Sajjani has issued a press release, according to which admission forms for BS program for the year 2015-2016 will be available in the college on 21st August.  Entry test for admission in Government College Peshawar for BS program will be held on 10th December.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103021762&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150819


Bannu College faces power shortage

Bannu: Principal of Akram Khan Durrani School and College Bannu said that the college is facing a power shortage and for this a separate fund for electricity has been approved this costs 26 lacs. He also met with the Chief of Wapda PESCO Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He further added that they are working hard to provide the facilities to students and to make the Akram Khan Durrani School and College the best educational institute.

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


District Besham is neglected in the new appointments of Education Department

Besham: Education Department Shangla has neglected Besham in the new appointments of the department and the people get appointed from specific areas by will. DEO has arranged a meeting with the newly appointed staff and has appointed 47 people from Alpuri, 29 from Lilownai and 19 from Dheri. However, they have rejected and neglected the Besham tehsil due to which the public is protesting against this nepotism.

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


All the rights of educational institutes have been devolved to deputy and assistant commissioner

Dadyal: President of Azad Kashmir has taken the decision for the improvement of education and devolved all the rights of educational institute to deputy and assistant commissioner. According to him, this will help in the establishment of the educational system. Local people have also welcomed this decision.

Complete Story:  http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page05.aspx


The awful condition of Government Girls Primary School

Battal: The picture shows the awful condition of Government Girls Primary School which was completed and prepared from millions.

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




Ground realities of Balochistan

District Quetta: BSO leader said that merit is being murdered through education emergency concept and nepotism is going on in the education sector in Balochistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Khuzdar University employee’s problems will be resolved said Ghous Bux

District Khuzdar: BWA’s president Ghous Bux said that every possible step will be taken to solve issues of employees of Khuzdar University and no stone will be left unturned.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Balochistan University merit list

District Quetta: JTI leader said that Balochistan University’s merit list of M.PHILL students is still pending and this is very alarming. Students demanded that this should be resolved.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-19-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Fulfilling the duty honestly

District Lasbela: DEO Lasbela said that ghost teachers will be treated harshly and no excuses will be tolerated. If anyone is found guilty he will be terminated permanently.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-08-19/page-2


Education emergency has become a business, said BSO

District Quetta: BSO leader said that nepotism is going on in the education sector and corruption is at its peak. Education has become a business in the province.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-08-19/page-2


Upgrading educational institutes

District Quetta: PP Senator Rozi Khan said that the government should play its role in upgrading the system of education in Balochistan as we are far behind from the other provinces.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-08-19/page-3


Teachers’ problems will be resolved

District Quetta: GTA leader said that problems of teachers have always been their priority and every teacher should play its role regarding this.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103020968&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150819


Assuring the presence of teachers

District Turbat: TA leader said that teachers should assure their presence in schools and they should work hard for the betterment of education.

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


Education funds looted

District Awaran: According to the BEEF’s list meritorious students are being ignored and this is a huge injustice to students. They have demanded that the government should take notice.

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


Fake recruitments

District DM Jamali: The education department has taken notice of fake recruitments terminating one teacher from the district.

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


Nepotism in education

District Quetta: BSO leader said that nepotism and corruption has ruined the education system of the province and this is a very sad situation indeed.

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




Girls College becomes pond of rainwater, poor cleanliness

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Govt. Girls College Khanpur has become a pond of rainwater and there are no proper arrangements for cleanliness.  Desks were full of dust and the lawn has not been mowed for months.  

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 09


Teachers body met EDO, lodges complaints

District Bahawalpur: A delegation of Punjab Teachers Union Bahawapur met EDO Bahawalpur and informed him about the concerns of teachers. This included concerns such as transfer of the EDO office to SD School and a loss of records. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 09


Students disappear from camp schools, female teacher fainted

District Layyah:  Students have disappeared from camp schools in flood affected areas, a female teacher  fainted and the people of the area have protested against the lack of proper boundary walls. Also female teachers find it hard to comute to the said schools.    

Complete Story: Daily Ausaaf, Multan, Page No. 08


Teachers end strike, resume classes

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The teachers and students of Govt. Boys High School and Girls School have ended the strike and have gone back to teaching. They had gone on strike against the handing over of their schools to the management of the Danish Schools.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaaf, Multan, Page No. 12


Boys school surrounded with encroachments

District Rahim Yar Khan: The boundary wall of Govt. Boys High School Allahabad has been surrounded by encroachments and has become a security risk for children while the government administration is not taking any action.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-19/page-11      


Schools have poor attendance on 2nd day

District Rahim Yar Khan: The attendance of students was very poor even on the second day after the summer vacations. The schools in the flood affected areas remained without any kind of educational activity.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-19/page- 08     


Primary school upgraded to Middle, Middle classes not initiated

District Lodhran: The Govt. Primary School Hasilwala was upgraded into a Middle school. A new building was constructed, but the classes have not been initiated so the building is deteriorating.  Residents of the area have demanded action in this regard. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-19/page-11     




Protest against Ghost Teachers

District Badin: The inhabitants of village Khair Muhammad Laghari near Ghulab Laghari protested against ghost teachers of their village school in front of the media. They declared before the media that a school building was approved in 1994; however, it is functional in a muddy hut. They demanded for the construction of a building and the availability of teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130302218&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150819


Education lower staff protested for their demands

District Larkana: The staff of Sindh Education Lower Staff Association gathered before the press club for their demands. They demanded for releasing their IDs. They also alleged that corrupt treasury Officer Mr. Muahtaq Shahani and other member of his department have taken huge amounts of bribe.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130302239&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150819



P.T.Alif organized a rally to dismiss the secretary and save education 

District Sukkur: P.T.Alif members along with President Mr. Liaquat Dedar held a rally against the secretary of education. They alleged that the secretary of education is a corrupt officer. It was highlighted that the treasury department had issued notification of time scale to employees working since the 25 years, but no process has been started.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130302243&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150819



Protest for restoration of suspended lecturers

District Jacobabad: Professors from Jacobabad protested against Director College’s decision of suspending 45 lecturers from Sukkur.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_19082015012251.jpg


Primary teacher protested for restoration

District Jacobabad: Primary teacher Mr. Abdul Hafiz Jatoi protested at the complaint cell of PPP MNA Mr. Aijaz Jkharani for his restoration. He declared before the media that he was suspended in 1998, but since then no progress has been made.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_19082015012251.jpg


More than 30 schools closed due to floods

District Larkana: More than 30 schools are still closed in kachi area of Bakrani Taluka due to the recent floods. The schools of villages Hatri, Gul Khan Kalhoro, Tayab Shaikh and many others could not be opened; whereas, the management is silent to take notice to restore the schools.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_19082015012446.jpg



Protest against school plot grabbing

District Dadu: Students and Save School Committee Bhan Saeedabad, protested against a local influential on his illegal act of grabbing the plot of Higher Secondary School. They demanded the release of the government plot.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-08-19/news/page3/1%20(53).htm


More than 40 schools closed due to tribal clashes in Khanpur

District Shikarpur: More than 40 schools of Taluka Khanpur closed down due to local tribal clash among communities. The teachers are on the visa system and unwilling to attend schools; they are getting salaries in their homes. On the other hand Taluka educaion officer Mr. Saeed Memon had called for meeting to find out ghost teachers which was attended by 80 teachers. It was declared in the meeting that areas of the closed schools would be visited soon to restore them.

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Shaheed Benazir Abad University regularized employees

District Nawabshah: The Vice     Chancellor Shaheed Benazir University Mr. Arshad Saleem has regularized 80% of the employees of the University.

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Protest against school closure

District Nawabshah: JSQM, Sindhi Adbi Sangat and school students from Shahpur Jahania protested against closure of their schools. They told the media that summer vacation is over but schools have not been opened.

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Sewerage water poured into school building

Kotri: The Government Girls Primary School Gareebabad is surrounded by sewerage water. Due to that students are unable to attend school. The parents and citizens have demanded from the government to take notice to resolve the issue.

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More than 300 schools of Khipro nonfunctional

District Sanghar: Most schools of Khipro are facing a shortage of teachers, furniture and other facilities. About 300 schools are nonfunctional but teachers are still getting salaries at their homes. Due to that more than 36300 students’ future is on the verge of devastation. This report has been sent to Shazia Mari. On the other hand residents of Khipro have demanded from the Chief Minister Sindh Mr. Qaim Ali Shah and Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro to take notice of the closure of schools.

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