Programme For Construction Of 10,000 Additional Classrooms Evolved: CM

Programme for construction of 10,000 additional classrooms evolved: CM

LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - 03rd Nov, 2016 ) : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said that programme of construction of more than 10,000 additional classrooms had been evolved under "Khadim-e-Punjab Schools Programme" which would be started from southern Punjab and implemented in phases. He was presiding over a meeting regarding "Khadim-e-Punjab Schools Programme", here. He said that due to this programme, boy and girl students would avail better educational facilities and would be motivated towards their studies due to best educational environment.

The meeting reviewed progress of different matters of the programme and gave formal approval to the design of additional classrooms. Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said that future of the country was linked with best education and training of the youth and equipping them with modern knowledge. He said that the Punjab government was implementing a comprehensive programme for the improvement of education in the province. He said that "Khadim-e-Punjab Schools Programme" was a splendid example of spending resources of the nation on the youth of the country.

This programme would be unprecedented like other projects with regard to transparency and quality, he added. Shehbaz Sharif said that committees were being constituted at district and division level to ensure quality and speed of the work. He said that missing facilities would be made available in those schools where additional classrooms were being constructed. He said that steps were already being taken for providing missing facilities in the schools and billions of rupees had been allocated for this purpose. Secretary Communication & Works gave a briefing on pace of progress on the matters of "Khadim-e-Punjab Schools Programme". Provincial Ministers Rana Mashhood Ahmad, Tanvir Aslam Malik, Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Chief Secretary, Chairman Planning & Development and officials concerned participated in the meeting.