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Programme to provide schools with facilities 'abandoned'
Peshawar, Oct 14: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has virtually abandoned the
much-trumpeted Tameer School Programme in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as its
leadership hasn't launched an effective campaign inside the country and
abroad for raising money to provide basic facilities to thousands of
Since the staging of an anti-government sit-in
in Islamabad last month, the entire PTI leadership has been engaged
with it setting aside its priorities, including collection of donation
collection for the schools lacking basic facilities, the elementary and
secondary education department officials said.
As there's no formal donation campaign, philanthropists and well-off people, too, have lost interest in the welfare initiative.
the first two months of its launch, the Tameer School Programme had
drawn tremendous interest of philanthropists and well-off people.
the programme, philanthropists, well-to-do families and donor agencies
own responsibility of providing missing facilities to government
Currently, around 10,000 government schools don't have
electricity, 7,500 are without drinking water, 5,000 lack boundary wall
and 4,000 have no washrooms, according to the official data of the
During the TSP launching ceremony on April 30 at the Government Girls
Primary School in Duranpur, PTI chief Imran Khan had said the donation
campaign would be launched in the country and in developed countries for
the schools, which direly need basic facilities.
Imran Khan had
said donation would be collected for the schools the same way he'd done
for the establishment of the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital. The
Elementary and Secondary Education Department had also pinned high hopes
on the TSP and donation for it.
In the first two months i.e. May and June of the TSP launch, over Rs15 million was given by the philanthropists.
the encouraging participation of philanthropists in the TSP as pilot
project, it was extended to the entire province in July.
As pilot project, the TSP was launched in five districts, including Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan, Nowshera, Mardan and Abbottabad.
in the previous around three months i.e. July, August and September,
only Rs5 million was donated, according to information posted on the TSP
The programme is still there but there is no political
ownership of it, so very few people come forward for helping the
government provide missing facilities in schools.
The officials said it was discouraging that the rate of donation for the TSP was gradually on the decline.
said under the TSP, donors took the responsibility of building
additional classrooms, supplying water, making boundary walls, and
setting up computer labs and washrooms at schools.
said of hundreds of schools in a shambles, only 40 schools have been
provided with missing facilities under the TSP during the last five
According to him, the parent teachers' councils of the
respective schools are responsible to use donated funds without the
involvement of any department of the provincial government.
official said more stress had been laid on transparency as all details
related to the donated funds and construction work on missing facilities
had been placed on the TSP website.
When contacted, provincial
elementary and secondary education minister Atif Khan said the PTI had
not given the required attention to the TSP due to the launch of a
sit-in in Islamabad.
"Imran Khan still says effective donation
campaign will be launched to provide missing facilities in the schools
once the sit-in is over," he said.
The minister said the TSP was
launched a bit behind schedule as the establishment of transparent
system for donation and its use took several months. Dawn
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SBBU announces BA, BSc results
Dir: The Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (SBBU), Sheringal Upper Dir, has
announced the results of BA, BSc annual examination 2014.A press release
issued by Controller of Examination Dr Muhammad Ali Khan said Saddam
Hussain of Government Degree College Wari got first position with 457
marks: Arifa Isa of Government Girls Degree College Chitral stood
second with 437 marks and Ijaz Ahmad of Government Degree College Wari
stood third with 431 marks.In BA, Saiful Islam, a private candidate of
District Chitral got first position with 392 marks. Ziaul Haq stood
second with 389 marks and Yasina Nizar of Chitral College of
Education, Chitral, stood third with 378 marks.A total of 11079 students
had appeared in the BA, BSc examination out of which 4445 were declared
successful. The result remained 40 percent.
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Changes in textbooks protested
Peshawar: The activists of Islami Jamiat-i-Talaba (IJT) on Tuesday staged protest
and blocked the main Jamrud Road for several hours to withdrawal of what
they termed the un-Islamic changes in course books.
processions were brought out from different universities on the
University Campus Peshawar. The processions gathered at Road No 2 in the
University of Peshawar (UoP) where from they marched towards Jamrud
The protesters were led by campus president of IJT
Shah Zaman Durrani, general secretary Hafeezullah and UoP president
They were holding banners and placards
inscribed with slogans against the provincial government and changes in
the course books.
Our correspondent in Mansehra adds: The
Shabab-i-Milli and Islami Jamiat-i-Talaba on Tuesday took out a rally
against the changes in the curriculum.
The rally, which was taken out from the Technical College, culminated at Khatm-i-Nabuwwat Chowk.
Ahmad said that lessons related to Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH),
Hazrat Aisha, Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal had been removed from the
curriculum. "We can't tolerate removal," said Ahmad.
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Sub campus of Bannu University inaugurated in Lakki Marwat
Lakki Marwat: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Member National Assembly (MNA)
Col (r) Dr Amirullah Marwat inaugurated the sub campus of the Bannu
University of Science and Technology at the Government Postgraduate
College in Lakki city on Tuesday.
The campus has been
temporarily established in the postgraduate block of the college. It
will become operational with immediate effect by offering research based
higher education in two disciplines including education and research
and political science.
Among others Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F
(JUI-F) MPA Munawar Khan Marwat, BUST Vice Chancellor Dr Abdul Rahim
Marwat, Deputy Registrar Inamullah Marwat, director works Muhammad
Rehan, Government Postgraduate College Lakki Marwat Principal Dr
Muhammad Nafees, Prof (r) Haji Zarwali Khan and deans of IER and
political science departments were present on the occasion.
on the occasion, Dr Amirullah said that the campus would pave the way
for setting up a full-fledged varsity in the underdeveloped district. He
said that district was lagging behind in education and that the
establishment of university campus would help promote higher education
in the area.
He said that promotion of education and
research would open ways for development, adding that he would make
sincere efforts to launch work on the cadet college project so that the
students could get quality education near their homes.
PTI lawmaker also promised to get funds approved for the rehabilitation
and development of Sheikh Badin mountainous tourist resort in Darra
Pezu. He asked the students to concentrate on their education and take
enthusiastic part in social welfare activities.
Munawar Khan said that with the establishment of campus the local youths
would get rid of traveling to other cities for getting research based
higher education. Vice chancellor Dr Abdul Rahim also spoke on the
occasion. The news
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