Rs 32 Million to be spent on facilitating Govt Schools in Three Districts

Peshawar: An amount of Rs 32 million will be incurred on providing missing facilities of drinking water, toilets and boundary walls in 50 schools of Peshawar, Nowshera and Kohat under the Tameer-e- school programme launched by the KPK government.

A meeting in this regard was held on Tuesday with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif in the chair. Additional Secretary education Qaisar Alam, Managing Director Elementary Education Foundation (EEF) Asmatullah Shah, SPO E & S E Hashmat Ali, Deputy Country Director ACTED, Syed Muhammad Aftab and other concerned attended the meeting.

It was decided in the meeting that the said NGO would provide the missing facilities with the cooperation of Parents Teacher Councils in the respective schools of the mentioned three districts and a total of Rs 32 million would be spent the missing facilities of drinking water, toilets and boundary walls would be provided till 20th July 2014 in the schools.

It is worth mentioning that philanthropists and other organizations have shown great interest in the Tameer-e-school programme launched by Imran Khan, Chairman PTI at Government Girl Primary School Duran Pur on 30th April, 2014.

An amount of Rs 6 million has already been donated by the well-to- do people for the Tameer-e-school programme. An amount of Rs 32 million to be spent by ACTED in the 50 schools would help in providing the missing facilities. It would help a lot in attracting parents to admit their children in the government schools. Ultimately this step would improve the standard of education in these schools.

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