Malakand SSC results | KP education budget
Malakand BISE announces SSC results
Timegara, June 09: Ikramul Haq and Lubna Bibi have secured
first and second position, respectively, in the annual secondary school
certificate (SSC) examinations-2012 of the Board of Intermediate and
Secondary Education (BISE), Malakand.
Mr Haq, a student of University Public School, Chakdara, secured the
overall top position by obtaining 969 marks, while Lubna Bibi of Allama
Iqbal Model School and College, Sakhakot, stood second with 964 marks.
Shayan Amin grabbed third position by securing 959 marks.
Announcing the results on Friday, controller of examinations Jehandad
Khan Marwat said that a total of 29,244 students appeared in class 10th
exams, of which 23,735 were declared passed. He said that 18,130
students appeared in science group exams of which 15,544 were declared
successful with 85.74 pass percentage, while 11,114 students of
humanities group appeared in the exams of which 8,191 passed the
The controller said that Ms Hina Gul of government girls' high
school, Palai, stood first in humanities group with 839 marks, private
candidate Javid Iqbal of Malakand got 787 marks and stood second, while
Ms Sara Ali of girls' high school, Palai, bagged 784 marks to get third
Mr Marwat claimed that it was for the second time that the BISE
Malakand announced the SSC results before any other board in Khyber
Speaking on the occasion, board chairman Prof. Mohammad Ayaz praised
the provincial government's initiative to allocate 4 per cent of the
GDP for promotion of education in the province.
The board officials also distributed shields among the top 20
position-holder students and heads of their institutions. It was noted
that seven girl students were among the top 20 position holders, while
the University Public School, Chakdara, grabbed nine of the top 16
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KP education budget: Non-development spending gets lion's share
Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has
allocated Rs12.18 billion worth of cumulative funds for carrying out
development projects under higher education and elementary and secondary
education sectors in its next financial year's annual development
programme, reflecting a marginal increase of Rs114 million compared to
the outgoing fiscal.
According to the ADP, the elementary and secondary education sector
will get Rs7.116 billion in the next financial year, reflecting a
decrease by around Rs872 million compared to the revised estimates of
the outgoing financial year's ADP.
However, the government has projected an increased development outlay
for the higher education sector for which an allocation of Rs5.1
billion has been made under the new ADP, up from Rs4.1 billion spent in
the outgoing financial year.
On the current budget side (salaries of the education sector staff
and expenditure under the non-salary heads), the province has estimated
to spend Rs75.3 billion for elementary and secondary education, showing
an increase by Rs23.165 billion compared to the revised estimates of the
outgoing financial year's budget.
Similarly, out of the current budget an amount of Rs5.4 billion has
been earmarked for higher education and Rs2.82 billion for technical
The provincial government claims the allocation for education sector
has been increased to four per cent of the total provincial GDP, which,
as per its claim, is the highest among all four provinces.
Of the Rs5.4 billion higher education allocation, a sum of Rs4.6
billion will be incurred on salaries and the remaining amount of Rs761
million will be eaten up by multiple heads of the non-salary account.
The current budget for the higher education reflects an increase by
Rs650 million in the new financial year. The provincial government spent
a total of Rs4.7 billion on the higher education (current side) in the
outgoing financial year.
Of the ADP allocations, the money allocated for technical education
will be utilised for establishing new technical institutes, modernising
some old institutions and increasing the capacity and enrollment of
Besides, Rs1.2 billion will also be used for carrying out 90 projects
for promotion of education across the province. During the next fiscal,
some 25 new projects will be launched, while work on 65 ongoing
projects will continue.
In the current financial year, the elementary and secondary education
department will focus on promoting education at all tiers, maintaining
gender balance, constructing and upgrading infrastructure, provision of
basic facilities, procurement of equipment and furniture, and capacity
building of teachers.
According to the budget document, it will also continue its programs
for providing free textbooks up to higher secondary levels, stipends to
the girl students and incentives for female teachers in remote and
The significant projects in the sector are establishment of model
schools in Haripur, Hangu, Charsadda, Mardan and Battagram districts,
establishment of a cadet college and major supportive reforms programs
with the assistance of DFID and European Union."The higher education
sector will primarily focus on its ongoing program and its new portfolio
includes plans for provision of additional facilities in government
colleges, strengthening of existing public libraries, capacity building
and establishment of pre-service academy for teachers, connecting its
colleges with Pakistan Education & Research Network and procurement
of science equipment, machinery, sports gear, furniture and books for
The targets set by the provincial government are the establishment of
100 new primary schools and 50 new primary schools in rented buildings
in urban areas. Similarly, 50 primary schools will be upgraded to middle
level in deficient union councils and 50 new middle schools will be
established in rented buildings in urban areas.
A total of 50 middle schools will be upgraded to high level in
deficient union councils and 25 high schools will be upgraded to higher
secondary level in deficient union councils.
During the next fiscal, 245 IT labs and 50 science labs will be
established in high and higher secondary schools, while 500 additional
classrooms will be set up and 500 primary schools will be provided with
Work on six male and eight female government colleges will be
completed, while Bachelor of Science programme will be initiated in 39
male and 16 female government colleges.
Likewise, transport facilities will be provided in 10 government
colleges and 154 government colleges will be provided with furniture,
library books and sports equipment. The department also plans start of a
scholarship scheme for girls in Torghar and Kohistan districts for
reducing dropout rate.
Under the plan, Rs1,500 per month will be given to 250 girls students
from class 1-5 for five years from five areas of Torghar district as
scholarship, while Rs2,000 per month will be offered to 250 girls
students from class 6-10 for five years from five areas of the district.
Also during the next fiscal, Rs2,000 per month will be provided to
100 girls students per class from class 6-10 in Kohistan for five years,
while 100 students will be selected on merit through ETEA test every
According to the budget document, a sum of Rs242 million will be
spent on the programme in both districts during financial year 2012-13. Dawn
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11th edition of NUML's research journal launched
Islamabad: A launching ceremony for 11th edition of an Urdu research and critical
inquiry journal 'Daryaft' was held here at National University of Modern
Languages (NUML) on Friday, says a press release.
journal is published annually by the Department of Urdu Language and
Literature and it is the 11th annual edition of this journal. The
launching ceremony was attended by NUML Director General Brig Azam
Jamal, National Language Authority Chairman Dr Anwaar Ahmed, Pakistan
Academy of Letters Chairman Abdul Hameed, intellectual Iftikhar Arif,
Head of Urdu Department of International Islamic University Islamabad Dr
Najeeb Jamal, Head of Urdu Language and Literature Department NUML Dr
Robeena Shaheen and many other literary dignitaries of Rawalpindi and
Speaking on this occasion Dr Anwaar Ahmed said
that the university and all those who have contributed and worked for
the continuous and successful publication of the research journal
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ISS holds first graduation ceremony
Islamabad: The International School System (ISS) held its first graduation ceremony, says a press release.
MNA Anjum Aqeel Khan was the chief guest on the occasion.
The students of the ISS performed different skits and tableaux.
Managing Director Ameer Jehanzeb welcomed all to the first graduation
ceremony of the International School System. "The objective of holding
this ceremony is to motivate and inspire the young learners to
accelerate their learning process. The event will certainly enhance
their spirit and potential to achieve better goals in future," he added.
He appreciated the dedication of Pre-School Directress
Aliya Shahid and her devoted team, who paid personal attention to every
The chief guest, MNA Aqeel Anjum Khan, awarded
graduation diplomas to the ISS students. He appreciated the performance
of the students.
In the end, there was a cake cutting ceremony attended by the management, students and teachers. The news
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