Punjab Govt schools reopening schedule
Govt schools to reopen from Monday
Lahore, Sep 02: The School Education Punjab has notified
that all the government schools will reopen from Monday, September 6,
2010, for the staff while students shall not be called.
a circular issued by the School Education Department, the head teacher
and staff of the schools will take care of cleanliness, mud-clearance in
flood affected schools, repair and rehabilitation work, repair of
furniture, equipment and school buildings and plantation.
summer vacation, the teachers will mobilis the e schoolchildren and
staff for collection of donations for flood affectees.
They will prepare a plan for Universal Primary Education (UPE) activities to meet the target of 100 percent enrollment.
efforts will be made to ensure that no student remains out of school
due to flood related problems. Every student who does not join school
shall be tracked.
Head teacher and Class Incharge shall ensure the rejoining of every student in school by all means, the circular concluded. The news
"it will prove a fruit less excercise as there is no need to reopen the schools for only three days before the eid holidays..."
Name: Zeeshan Hafeez
City, Country: Lalamusa
"I really appreciate this order of school opening cause all staff members are making plans to start their acadamic session and to recover the lost period due to flood.In addition to that admission forms being collected by the school teachers which are to be submitted to Board ofices before Eid.White wash and repair works are under way and will be completed as the students enter in a good cleaned environment. I think its good opporyunity if you feell it from the core of your heart Thanks Anjum Afshan Pricipal Govt Girls Higher Sec. School Kot Chutta DGKhan"
Name: Anjum Afshan
City, Country: DGKhan,Pakistan
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BS (Honours) course: BoGs in 26 colleges notified
Lahore: Ahead of the launch of the four-year BS (Honours)
programme, the Punjab Higher Education Department has notified boards of
governors in all 26 colleges selected for the ambitious plan of
imparting quality education to a large student body.
selected colleges in 12 districts have been attached to seven
universities and both parties are working to formally affiliate
colleges' four-year honours programme. According to the breakdown, six
colleges each have been attached with the Punjab University, the
University of Gujrat and the Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan; and
two colleges each with the Lahore College for Women University; the
Islamia University Bahawalpur; the University of Sargodha and the
Government College University, Faisalabad.
In the meantime,
some colleges have also issued advertisements offering admission to
various disciplines under four-year BS (Honours) degree programmes. The
BoGs will now prepare rules and regulations for the programme. However,
for their convenience, the higher education department has already
drafted a document while improving the already available rules and
regulations of the autonomous Queen Mary College.
the notification issued on Tuesday, the respective colleges' 16-member
BoGs comprise nine official members and seven non-official members.
The provincial education minister will be the chairman of all 26
selected colleges' BoGs, while the commissioner of the division
concerned will act as BoG vice chairman in respective colleges in a
division. The principal of the college concerned will act as secretary.
The official members of each selected college are: Punjab higher
education secretary or his nominee not below the rank of deputy
secretary, Punjab finance secretary or his nominee not below the rank of
deputy secretary, vice chancellor of affiliating university or his
nominee not below the rank of professor, Director Education (Colleges)
of the division concerned, district coordination officer, and one member
of faculty to be nominated by the Board of Governors.
non-official members include educationists, industrialists,
philanthropists, retired judges, retired army personnel and retired
In Lahore division, there are six colleges
selected for the programme. The Government Islamia College, Civil Lines,
non-official members are: Majeed Nizami, old student and chief editor
of Nawa-i-Waqt Group; Dr Safdar Mahmood, ex-federal secretary education;
Dr Maqbool Shahid, philanthropist and ex-director INMOL, Lahore; Tariq
Hamid, industrialist and ex-chairman Wapda and ex-president Lahore
Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Amjad Islam Amjad, old student, poet
and educationist; Dr Muhammad Sarwar, ex-faculty member, writer and
ex-head of political science department of Government College
University, Lahore; and Dr Khwaja Muhammad Zikriya, professor emeritus
at Punjab University.
The non-official members nominated on the
BoG of the Government College of Science, Wahdat Road, are: Fakhar
Lodhi of National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences,
Lahore; Razzaq Ahmad, chairman of Mataline Industries (Pvt.) Limited;
Khalid Ahmad, chairman of a welfare society; Malik Muhammad Hussain,
ex-project director of Teachers Training Project, Asian Development Bank
based in Lahore; Sarfraz Ahmad, chief executive of Nobels, Gulberg-III,
Lahore; Dr Zafar Iqbal Jadoon, professor of administrative sciences at
Punjab University; and Dr Muhammad Saleem, professor emeritus at Punjab
The MAO College BOG's non-official members are:
former minister Syed Sajjad Ali Shah; Justice Sakhi Bukhari (retired);
Col Iqtidar Hussain Mirza (retired); wing commander Pervaiz Meer
(retired); Punjab University's Centre of Excellence in Solid State
Physics director Prof Dr Shahzad, philanthropist Chaudhry Muhammad Riaz;
and Dr Razi Abbas Shamsi, professor emeritus at Punjab University.
The Government Postgraduate College for Women, Samanabad, BoG's
non-official members are: Nasira Javaid, ex-judge Lahore High Court;
Naseem Shafiq, professor retired from GCW, Samanabad; Muhammad Umer
Virk, MD Hira Textile Mills; Shahzad Manzoor, director Mandhali (Peper
Mill Skp.); Sofi Tariq, Sofi Industries Limited; Shahid Sethi, Taj Paper
Mill Consular General Morrtious; and Prof Dr Farhat Saleemi, professor
of physics at Lahore College for Women University.
non-official members of BoG of Government Postgraduate Islamia College,
for Women, Cooper Road, are: Muhammad Hussan, industrialist, Arifa
Kiani, philanthropist and wife of Justice Riaz Kiani; Dr Rafique Ahmad,
vice chairman Nazaria Pakistan; Tasneem Ahmad, ex-principal Islamia
College Cooper Road; Seema Aziz, chairperson of CARE – an NGO; Shahnaz
Akhtar, professor of economics (retired); and Prof Dr Kausar Jamal
Cheema, professor of zoology at Lahore College for Women University.
The Government College for Women, Gulberg, BoG's non-official members
are: Dr Komal Shehzad, Guard Group of Industries; Mrs Laila Nusrat, CEO
Bali Memorial Trust; Dr Shehla Javed Akram, president of Women Chamber
of Commerce and Industry; educationist Asghar Nadeem Syed; Dr Kausar
Abdullah Malik of FC College University; Dr Rahat Masud Naved, principal
College of Art and Design, Punjab University and Dr Humala Khalid,
professor of education at Lahore College for Women University. Dawn
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Action sought against AMI management
Abbottabad: Serious charges of corruption,
mismanagement and nepotism were levelled against the management of the
Ayub Medical Institution (AMI) in two separate press conferences here on
Speaking at a press conference at the Ayub Teaching
Hospital, President of Hazara Medical Association (HMA) Dr Umer Hayat
said that the crises situation in AMI had been created due to negative
attitude of the chief executive and medical superintendent. He alleged
that the AMI chief executive misused his powers and took decisions
without approval from management council.
Flanked by general
secretary of the Ayub Teaching Staff Association, Dr Ishfaq, Prof Dr
Azizun Nisa, Dr Athar Lodhi and Dr Muhammad Ayub, the HMA chief said he
had set two-week deadline for the provincial government to take action
or else all medical services except emergency cover would be stopped
till the reversal of all illegal steps taken by the AMI chief executive
followed by accountability of the management council.
charges against the chief executive, Dr Umer Hayat said he had
outsourced the hospital security system for Rs4 million per month to a
'blue-eyed' person without approval by management council. He alleged
that 60 doctors were appointed on daily wages in violation of merit.
Khan Jadoon, chairman of the "Corruption Mukao Hazara Bachao Movement,"
also addressed a press conference where he alleged that the chef
executive had allegedly made payments amounting to Rs12.5 million
against fake bills to favourite contractors of the provincial health
Distributing the copies of some of the alleged
irregularities committed at the AMI, Naseer Jadoon said some VVIPs were
provided medicines from Zakat Funds and drugs worth millions of rupees
were misappropriated. He criticised the state of affairs at the AMI and
claimed the top management was plundering it.
He set September 20
deadline for the removal of the chief executive and medical
superintendents of the Ayub Medical College and DHQ Hospital,
Abbottabad. He also called for a new management council as the present
one had failed to deliver. The news
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