Schools and Literacy Dept recruit 156 teachers in Tank
TANK, Sept 24: The Schools and Literacy department has recruited 156 male
and female teachers for both primary and secondary sectors in Tank district
during current fiscal year, said Tank Executive District Officer (EDO)
While talking to reporters, Khan said NWFP government
was doing its level best to raise the falling standard of educational
institutions in underprivileged and backward districts of the
He said provision of staff and other amenities to all schools
of neglected areas was government's priority, since it would create a conducive
environment for quality education across the province.
department's priority to provide public sector educational institutions with
qualified staff, Khan said, adding that in Tank District most of the primary and
secondary schools were facing acute shortage of qualified teaching staff.
The EDO said that during 2006-7, apart from filling up 10 posts of
drawing teachers in various female secondary schools, 156 teachers including 60
SETs, 55 PTC, 18 TT and 23 Arabic male and female teachers had been appointed so
In reply to a question, Khan said that approval for the recruitment
of 50 more PTC male and female teachers was in pipeline and was expected soon.
He said the filling up of these posts would create 17 more SETs that would be
The considerable appointments will help in
overcoming staff shortage, he said, adding that currently the public sector was
running 24 male and female high schools, including the 17 schools that had
The EDO maintained that provincial authorities were very
serious about increasing the enrolment of students and adequate opportunities
were being given to people of neglected areas for the purpose.
however, that all appointments were being made under strict merit policy. In
reply to a question, Khan said that in order to develop a comprehensive
educational environment, at least 8 circle office centres had been set up to
monitor efficiency of almost all schools of the district. He said that the
monitoring teams led by experienced ADIs would eliminate the growing phenomenon
of ghost schools across the district. App