Atif stresses to expedite work on 10 billion project of missing facilities in government schools

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Education Mohammad Atif Khan, has directed the authorities concerned of his department to expedite work on Rs.10 billion project of missing facilities in Government Schools and ensure its timely completion without any compromise on its quality and standard.

He issued these directives while reviewing progress on the project of provision of missing facilities in Government schools on Monday. The meeting beside others, was also attended by the Secretary Education Ali Raza Bhutta, Additional Secretary Qaiser Alam and Director Education Rafiq Khattak.

It may be recalled that under the said project facilities like provision of potable water and furniture, construction of boundary walls, group toilets and additional rooms and establishment of IT Labs were being provided in government schools.

The meeting was informed that boundary walls in 9278 and group toilets in 5520 government schools would be constructed besides provision of water to 3857 schools. It was further informed that 438 solar panels would also be installed in different schools side by side electrification of 786 schools. Similarly play areas in 2600 schools would also be developed, the meeting was told.

The Education Minister reiterated that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa educational system would be made a role model for the entire country like KP Police. He added that the efforts of KP government for revitalization of education sector were being acknowledged locally and abroad on different forums.

Atif maintained that PTI led government was the first one that has allocated Rs.10 billion for provision of missing facilities in government schools while Rs.33 billion more would also be provided in next stage. If this huge amount was properly utilized, revolution could be brought in education system, he concluded.