Karachi: Sindh assembly members here Monday was told that here are 269 science, arts and commerce colleges in the province of Sindh.
There are 131 colleges in Karachi, 20 colleges in Hyderabad and 15 colleges in Khairpur. Khairpur has more government colleges than Sukkur, Mirpurkhas, Larkana and Shaheed Benazirabad districts. Sukkur has 9 government colleges, Mirpurkhas 5, Larkana 6 and Shaheed Benazirabad 8.
When the education minister was asked if all these colleges are functional and all the science colleges have working science laboratories, the minister answered in affirmative. However, Sheeraz Waheed of MQM said that in his constituency alone there are three government colleges that do not even have electricity and gas supply.