Meeting discusses development projects in education sector of merged districts
PESHAWAR: Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Akbar Ayub Khan on Tuesday chaired a high level meeting to discuss issues pertaining to educational activities in the merged districts of the province.
The meeting also discussed issues regarding ongoing development projects under Parent Teacher Council (PTC).
The meeting was attended by Secretary Education Nadeem Aslam Chaudhry, Director Elementary and Secondary Education Hafiz Muhammad Ibrahim, Chief Planning Officer Hashmat Ali and heads of education sector of the merged districts.
The education minister directed for completion of all development projects in the schools of the merged districts under the PTC within current holidays so that educational activities after vacations may be continued smoothly. He said reports about funds of construction projects in schools should be furnished timely to the department so that progress could be made on future strategy at the earliest.
Akbar Ayub Khan directed district officers to ensure merit and transparency in awarding contracts of development projects of schools in their respective district. He warned of legal action in case of violations of relevant rules.
He said the tribal districts had now become part of the province, regular audit would be conducted of all projects so that it could be ensured that allocated development funds were properly utilized.
He directed the concerned officials to minutely monitor work on the development projects in schools in their respective areas and pay visit on daily basis to ensure quality and transparency. - APP