KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhter Farooqui said on Tuesday that steps were being taken for elimination of ghost workers culture in KMC schools and other educational institutions.
A three-member committee has been formed for repairing and maintaining buildings of schools, whereas introduction of short courses for special children in KMC elementary colleges was under consideration.
He expressed these views while addressing a meeting of KMC education officers, school principals and teachers. The meeting was also attended by the advisor to Administrator Karachi Brigadier (R) AS Nasir, Director Education Jameel Farooqui, Director Schools (female) Sunbul Qureishi and others.
Administrator Karachi on this occasion urged the officers to ensure better standard of education in KMC schools needing urgent attention.
He said the teachers had a great responsibility of imparting good quality education to children. He said the education sector is considered as the backbone of any nation. We need to work hard with full honesty to improve the standard of education.
The advisor to Administrator Brigadier (R) AS Nasir informed that more than 200 ghost employees had been sacked already. He also directed the education department to compile full biodata of all the teachers including their date of appointment, promotion and ACR details. He said the teachers must ensure punctuality and focus on raising the standard of education.
He said the extracurricular activities were also encouraged in schools besides the regular studies. A thee member committee was formed for repairing and maintenance of school buildings. The committee was instructed to submit its report after conducting the full survey of schools in this connection.
He said that introduction of short courses for special children in four of KMC’s elementary colleges were under consideration. These children would be offered courses in computer hardware & mobile, TV, radio, repairing, welding, woodwork and in other professional and technical disciplines.
The meeting also decided to setup a library named “My Library” in every school where the students and teachers would bring books from their home to develop study culture in KMC schools.