Balochis­tan to have 725 new schools

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QUETTA—Un­der Global Part­ner­ship Pro­gram, 725 pri­mary schools will be opened in Balochis­tan with cost of around Rs 03 bil­lion. Royal Time Mon­i­tor­ing Sys­tem has also been in­tro­duced at state-run schools in the prov­ince to check the at­ten­dance of teach­ers and stu­dents.

Di­rec­tor, Balochis­tan Ed­u­ca­tion Project, As­fand­yar Khan told me­dia per­sons here that Royal Time Mon­i­tor­ing Sys­tem has been in­tro­duced at state-run schools all over Balochis­tan adding that deputy com­mis­sioner and dis­trict ed­u­ca­tion of­fi­cer of ev­ery dis­trict would have ac­cess to in­for­ma­tion about ev­ery school through this sys­tem.

“About 725 new pri­mary schools will be opened in the prov­ince with cost of Rs 03 bil­lion while 95 pri­mary schools have been up­graded to mid­dle and 25 mid­dle schools to high schools,” he said. “NTS test of 1600 can­di­dates have been con­ducted and deputy com­mis­sion­ers of the dis­tricts con­cerned will con­duct their in­ter­views and is­sue their post­ing or­ders”. He said that steps were be­ing taken to pro­vide fur­ni­ture and other re­quired items to schools. “State-run school will also be mon­i­tored through GPS sys­tem,” he said.—APP

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