BISE cancels schools' affiliation | Khyber Medical University
BISE cancels affiliation of 66 private schools
Peshawar, June 11: The Inspection Committee of Board of Intermediate
and Secondary Education Peshawar has so far cancelled registration and
affiliation of total 66 private schools of districts Peshawar and Charssada for
not implementing the government orders regarding summer vacations.
Elementary and Secondary Education Department had notified that all private
schools (including missionary, autonomous, semi autonomous schools) shall remain
closed for summer vacations from May 29 to August 31, 2009.
The BISE Peshawar
sources said that on the special directives of Provincial Education Minister Sardar Hussain Babak and
Chairman Education Board Peshawar Prof. Farhad Jan, the BISE raiding team headed
by Director R&I found so far total 66 private schools remaining illegally
opened in Peshawar and Charsadda. Director Research and Development took legal
action against these institutions on the complaints and issued orders for
cancellation of their registrations and affiliations. In addition, heavy fines
were also imposed on all these schools besides taking legal action on violation
of law. F.P report
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KMU syndicate approves Rs386.1m budget
Peshawar: The Syndicate of Khyber Medical University Monday approved budget for
the institutions with a total outlay of Rs386.1 million for year 2009-10. The
Syndicate met here with vice-chancellor Prof Dr Hafeezullah in the chair also
elected Dr Hafeezullah as member of the Pakistan Medical and Dental
For strengthening of the constituent institutions of KMU to
impart quality education and provide better healthcare facilities to the
community, the syndicate also approved establishment of Institute of Basic
Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical and Heath Education and Learning Resource
Centre during 2009-10 with an estimated cost of Rs187.752 million.
syndicate approved the appointments of various officers on regular basis on
recommendation of the University Selection Board in BPS-17. The meeting
recommended statutes to the senate for a final approval regarding experience and
age for the appointment of vice-chancellor, the age limit will be up to 61 years
and the vice chancellor shall have the experience of 10 year as professor of the
university and preferably with administrative experience. The syndicate also
approved affiliation rules for medical and dental colleges, both for public and
private sector medical and dental colleges.
Owais assures assistance for KMU improvement
Peshawar: Governor Owais Ahmed Ghani Wednesday assured assistance to the Khyber
Medical University (KMU) management to improve healthcare system and research
activities in medical sciences.
Presiding over the third meeting of the
university Senate on its campus in Hayatabad, the governor said: "Since new
dimensions and changes are emerging in this profession, we have to make constant
efforts to enable this institution to keep pace with the emerging needs."
Earlier, the governor laid the foundation stone for construction of a
permanent campus of the university. Referring to various projects as subsidiary
institutions of the university, especially research and development as well as
skill development centres, he said efforts were underway to get readily
available buildings within the vicinity of the campus for the purpose.
The governor also said the provincial government had already released
Rs100 million, while a sum of Rs50 million was in the pipeline to help the
university management to meet its accommodation needs. He hoped that it would
successfully tackle its needs.
Meanwhile, the meeting approved a 'vision
plan' suggested by the university management for its future development, and
discussed measures to meet accommodation requirement, both on short- and
The meeting constituted a committee, headed by Vice
Chancellor Prof Dr Hafeezullah Khan, to look into the proposal with regard to
affiliation. Besides others, Secretary Finance Abdul Samad Khan, Secretary
Health Suhail Altaf and a representative of Higher Education Commission attended
the meeting. The News
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Students lodge protest
Peshawar: Students of Government Degree Collage
Landikotal protested against the shifting of examination center to Peshawar and
blocked Pak-Afghan highway here on Monday. Dozens of degree college students of
B.A and BSc holding placards and banners inscribed condemnation slogans against
the controller of Peshawar board on his, what they said 'immature decision' of
shifting the examination center of the degree collage to Peshawar, in wake of
the security concern.
This would cause a great inconvenience to them. The also
held a rally which marched from degree collage gate to Charwazgai where student
unions presidents Naeemullah Shinwari and Shan Afzal Afridi addressed the
protested Students. Speakers alleged that the Peshawar university administration
decision to shift the examination center would suffer the tribal students.
"Recently, intermediate exams have completed without any mishaps which indicate
that there exists peace in the area". Naeemullah Shinwari said. Shan Afzal
Afridi said that five hundreds students would suffer if the center is shifted to
Peshawar. The speakers demanded of the governor NWFP Owais Ahmad Ghani and
Director FATA to issue directives for the conducting of BA, BSs exams in
Landikotal Degree College. INP
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