NA body for uni­form ed­u­ca­tion pol­icy across coun­try

The Pak Banker - - 2national -

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

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