NA body for uniform education policy across country
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Education here on Monday urged that it is against the spirit of national integrity and harmony that there are different policies and system of education across the country, the education policy should be uniform all over the country.
The Committee also discussed the impact of devolution of Education sector to the provinces, says a press release.
The body showed the consensus that this subject should remain with the Federal Government.
It was also decided that the Standing Committee will meet the Constitutional Reform Committee and Parliamentary/ Implementation Committee and apprised them the apprehension of the Committee on the subject.
The Committee showed its displeasure on the enhancement of bus charges of the Federal Colleges from Rs 2000/-to Rs 5000/-and direct the Ministry to give the details of die students availing the bus facilities and the details of expenditure incurred on it.
The Committee discussed the Compulsory School Attendance Bill, 2008 and showed its concern on the dilapidated condition of certain schools in different parts of the country.
It was decided to obtain the details, from all the four provinces, regarding the number of male/ female; Primary and Secondary Schools and the number of students studying there.
The committee also discussed the status of different Bills and complete the legislation work on priority basis. -App