All set for international literacy day

September 6, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: International literacy day will be observed on Monday in Sindh province.

Senior Minister Education Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that according to article 25-A of the constitution of Pakistan it is our responsibility and commitment to provide education free for all.

He said Sindh education department is considering to gives the incentive package of 20 marks for those SSC, HSC and BA passed student who will voluntarily prepare to impart education to un-educated children of the Sindh Province, with this 5 lacs uneducated children could be able to get education which will be helpful in reducing the illiteracy in the Province.

He said it has been decided to establish 1500 consolidation campus school in Sindh to improve the education, in this regard identification of 700 consolidation campus school have been made in the different district of the Sindh in the first phase.

Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said Head Teachers for such consolidation school campuses will be recruited for 3 years on the contract basis through National Testing Service (NTS).

He said education is key to the nations development and teachers as an important role to build the future of nation therefore they should come forward and play role in increasing the standard of the education in the Sindh Province and teachers should perform their duties with honesty and sincerity otherwise I will start target operation in education.

He said all non functional schools will be opened in Sindh. He claimed that out of 5 thousand non functional schools 18 hundred schools have been made functional.

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