Schol­ar­ship cheques dis­trib­uted

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

HYDERABAD—Spe­cial As­sis­tant to CM Sindh, Ab­dul Jab­bar Khan has said that ed­u­ca­tion was the most pri­or­ity sec­tor of Sindh gov­ern­ment and the largest al­lo­ca­tion was made for the pro­mo­tion of ed­u­ca­tion in Bud­get 2016-17.

Ad­dress­ing a cer­e­mony held here on Wed­nes­day to dis­trib­ute cheques of merit schol­ar­ship among 60 de­serv­ing stu­dents at Girls De­gree Col­lege Qasimabad, he said the pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ment was do­ing its best for pro­mo­tion of ed­u­ca­tion and it would leave no stone un­turned to en­cour­age the stu­dents.

He urged the stu­dents to keep their stud­ies con­tinue with ded­i­ca­tion and hard work and said that ev­ery stu­dent hav­ing good ed­u­ca­tional record would be awarded schol­ar­ships so that they could pur­sue their study. Speak­ing at the oc­ca­sion Chair­man Dis­trict Zak­wat Coun­cil Hyderabad, Haji Sher Muham­mad Pirzada in­formed that an amount of Rs. 234,000 was al­lo­cated for ex­tend­ing fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance to de­serv­ing and el­i­gi­ble stu­dent and each stu­dent was be­ing dis­bursed Rs.3900.

Wa­ter cool­ers were pro­vided to 20 schools of dis­trict Hyderabad from Za­kat fund while funds were also be­ing re­leased to hos­pi­tals for treat­ment of des­ti­tute pa­tients, he added.

PPP lo­cal leader Kashif Shoro said poor chil­dren study­ing in gov­ern­ment schools were se­cur­ing more marks in ex­am­i­na­tions than stu­dents of pri­vate schools and gov­ern­ment would pro­vide ev­ery pos­si­ble as­sis­tance to such stu­dents. Ear­lier, Ab­dul Jab­bar Khan dis­trib­uted schol­ar­ship cheques to stu­dents.

PESHAWAR: Gover­nor Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Za­far Jha­gra giv­ing away a cheque of Rs 0.5 mil­lion to a stu­dent of Kur­ram Agency on be­half of Chief Min­is­ter of Pun­jab She­hbaz Sharif at Gover­nor House.

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