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Ensure free text books to the schools before new session starts: Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar

Karachi, March 29, 2017 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar , while taking serious notice of disconnection of the supply of electricity to 224 schools , has directed secretaries Schools and colleges to look into the matter and resolve the issue at earliest in order to provide a peaceful environment to the students.

He added, ‘ Sindh High Court has given remarks that the electricity to the educational institutions should not be disconnected. Despite these remarks of Honourable Court, K-Electric is continuing disconnecting the supply of electricity to the schools and colleges, that is a sheer violation of the human rights ‘.

He said that it was a very common complaint against K-Electric of sending excessive billing to the educational institutions and this complaint should be addressed by the management of K-Electric at earliest.

Meanwhile the Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has also taken notice of delay in supply of free text books to schools and directed chairman Sindh Text Book Board to ensure timely supply of free text books to the schools so that the students might start their new academic session on time. He also expressed his resentment over the news regarding cheating in on-going exams of classes ninth and tenth and asked the relevant secondary educational boards and other stakeholders to curb cheating in exams at all cost.

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Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401
Website: http://sindhinformation.gos.pk

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