The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government in order to
promote quality education for women folk has planned to construct 100 hostels for girls students in Chitral to bolster literacy ratio.
An official at Elementary and Secondary Education Department told APP these hostels would be constructed at Bumburate valley in Chitral with an estimated cost of Rs. 17.251 in three years. The government, he said, was making hectic efforts for construction of women business centres and working women hostel in Chitral to provide congenial atmosphere to female to equip them with ornament of education.
He said women are the backbone of the society and taking full advantage from their potential could pave the way for progress and prosperity of nation. He said the government was giving top focus on development of Chitral and record developmental projects are being completed there on the identification of local communities. The official said the Government has also planned to construct a new block consisting of 30 rooms at Government Higher Secondary School No.1 Peshawar City.
He said these local funded projects have been included in Annual Development Programme (ADP) 2013-14. To promote literacy and quality education at secondary level, the Government would spent Rs 4648.751 million in current fiscal year to help promote knowledge based activities in the province.
In addition to expedite work on construction of 400 additional classrooms in existing government schools in KP, he said, the government has also accelerated work on reconstruction of buildings in Government Schools in KP.
These projects would help promote literacy ratio and will enable students to quench their thirst of education.
Source: The Frontier Post.