SSC part-I (class IX) general group results
Karachi, Sept 27: The Board of Secondary Education Karachi will announce the results of SSC part-I (class IX) general group annual examination 2010 on Monday, according to a statement issued by the board's controller of examinations here on Saturday. app
Admission to MUET
Hyderabad: The last date for issuing forms for admission to the University of Engineering and Technology and Mehran University College of Engineering and Technology, Khairpur, under regular, self-finance and special schemes has been extended to Sept 28.
MUET's director of admission said the last date for submission of forms had been extended to Oct 1.
He said that the forms would be available only at Habib Bank's Mehran University sub-branch in Jamshoro and should be deposited there.
The students, who had obtained admission forms from other branches of the HBL but did not submit them by the earlier due date, may submit the same at the bank's Sindh University Old Campus branch in Hyderabad and Mehran University sub-branch in Jamshoro.
Education for flood-affected children
Karachi: Sindh home department is fully supporting the volunteers and students imparting education to internally displaced persons (IDPs) at two camps set up in the Hawkesbay area and at Shams Degree College in Shershah.
This was stated in a report presented to home minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza on the role of his department in psycho-social rehabilitation of flood victims in collaboration with various NGOs and dedicated volunteers.
According to a statement issued here on Sunday, the report prepared by consultant on home affairs Sharafuddin Memon said that the four literacy centres for adult female students and an informal school for children were being run at an IDP camp in the Hawkesbay area.
The literacy centres have enrolled more than 100 female students whereas the informal school 25 children, according to the report.
It said that the programme also included a personal care and grooming component to help elder participants go through newspapers for gaining knowledge, getting information and finding jobs.
The home minister was informed that at another IDP camp set up at the Shams Degree Collage, students from a school chain not only generated funds to buy books and stationery for the enrolled IDPs and the centers but also volunteered to serve as their teachers.
The school management had trained the students for the purpose and was also monitoring and supervising the learning process, the report said.
It said that under the home department's health and hygiene programme, IDPs had been provided with personal health and hygiene kits. Services of a hospital's paramedical staff had also been acquired to keep the relief camp inhabitants healthy and tidy, it added.
The school's sports staff was regularly arranging sports and physical fitness events for flood-hit people living in the camp, the report said. Dawn