Monthly Archives: June 2014

Nisar for action against government schools occupiers SUKKUR

SUKKUR (APP): Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has directed the officials of education department to take action against the occupiers of government schools.
He was talking to media persons after attending the certificate distribution ceremony at Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (IBA) here on Saturday.
He said that elected representatives have also been asked to identify such schools in their constituencies which are occupied, so that action could be taken.

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3000 schools to be reopened: Sindh Education Minister Nissar Ahmed Khuhro

DADU: Sindh Education Minister Nissar Ahmed Khuhro said that 3000 primary girls and boys schools were lying closed out of 43000 schools in Sindh.
He was speaking to reporters at Leghari House after condolence of Asif Ali Leghari, uncle of PPP MNA Imran Zaffar leghari at Sita Road Town on Sunday.
He claimed that teachers were appointed through MPAs and MNAs to reopen the 3000 closed schools in Sindh after conducting tests.
He said that these closed schools will be opened after

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Academic Council approves Seraki Department in Gomal varsity

D.I KHAN (APP): The meeting of Gomal University\’s Academic Council chaired by Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr Muhammad Inayat Ullah here approved the establishment of Seraki Department in university.
Publicity Officer of University, Muhammad Fazal-ur-Rehamn told Sunday that the meeting took various decisions of significant importance that would not only bring remarkable changes in educational and research activities but would also enhance the existing capabilities of students studying in the

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government envisions increase in technical, vocational education

ISLAMABAD: The government, under its vision of education, is emphasising on vocation and technical education to increase the overall secondary enrolment up to 50 per cent by 2025.

The relevant educational institutes are being asked to collaborate with businesses to re-engineer their curricula and identify the equipment and teaching materials according to the skills required by the industry.

According to the education ministry, the vocational training facilities and polytechnic

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600 teachers to be reshuffled district education office (EDO) RAWALPINDI

RAWALPINDI: The district education office (EDO) has finalised the names of around 600 teachers who will be relocated in various schools in six teshsils.

Under the relocation policy, the EDO will appoint teachers in all schools under 1:40 teacher-student ratio.

According to sources, names of 100 teachers from Murree tehsil, 82 from Kotli Sattain, 46 from Kalar Saydian, 230 from Gujar Khan, 59 from Taxila and 72 from Kahuta tehsil have been finalised for reshuffling.

Reshuffling cases of

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Engineering varsity status for Rasul College of Technology (RCT)

GUJRAT: The Punjab government has approved upgrade of Rasul College of Technology (RCT), Mandi Bahauddin, to an engineering university as classes are likely to commence initially in four disciplines there with the start of the next academic year in September.

The charter for the grant of university status to the RCT has been drafted and will soon be tabled in the Punjab Assembly for the approval, official sources told Dawn.

The sources said Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was likely

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Steps to digitise monitoring system in schools PUNJAB Finance Minister Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman

LAHORE PUNJAB Finance Minister Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said that steps are being taken on priority basis to digitise monitoring system for attendance of teachers and students in public schools of the province to make the education reforms programme more effective. He was speaking at a seminar organised by the Private Schools Management Association here on Sunday. He also claimed that enrolment drive was in full swing in the province and all the children in Punjab would be admitted to

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Auto workshops irk residents of the city ISLAMABAD

ISLAMABAD: The auto workshops operating in the residential areas of the capital are creating problems for the residents of the nearby areas. The authorities had claimed the shifting of these shops to a location far from the residential localities but nothing is being done in this regard.
This has caused mental and respiratory illnesses to the citizens living near the areas where these workshops are situated. According to reports, the auto workshops are located in the heart of the residential

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No power cuts during Sehr, Iftar, Taraveeh electricity outages

Urban areas to see up to five hours, rural seven hours of power outages *Power minister says electricity outages cannot be ended in two years
ISLAMABAD: In a bid to provide relief to consumers in the holy month of Ramazan the government has decided not to carry out power load shedding at the time of Sehr, Iftar and Taraveeh, which works out to six hours of power supply.
According to the power load management plan of the Power Ministry for the holy month, there will be no power cuts during

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PIA gets first A320 aircraft recently inducted in a decade Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday visited the Islamabad International Airport to view the A320 aircraft recently inducted into the fleet of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) after a period of almost ten years. On the occasion, the Prime Minster offered his all out support for making PIA as one of the leading airlines of the world.
He said that he would like to see more Pakistanis traveling in the national flag carrier which should be the preferred choice of passengers. He

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