Solar panels installed in 405 schools across K-P

Solar panels have been installed in 405 government schools across the province and the initiative will be introduced at other institutes in future. Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan shared these views while speaking to The Express Tribune. “This the first time such an initiative has been taken in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa,” he said. The solar panels […]

Mehtab stresses need to educate locals in FATA

Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan

Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan has said education is key to help resolve issues faced by tribespeople of Federally Administered Tribal Areas. He was speaking at an event organised at a hotel in the city on Thursday to discuss peace in Fata. The ceremony was arranged by Wana Welfare Association (WAWA) to award certificates and […]

Renovation of schools in KP to be completed by 2017

The rehabilitation, renovation and standardization of 402 government higher secondary schools (GHSS) will be completed by March 2017 by the provincial government. This will come at an estimated cost of Rs4 billion, stated a handout issued on Friday. According to the document, Chief Minister Pervez Khattak chaired a meeting at the CM’s Secretariat and assured […]

Teachers in K-P finally feel appreciated

KP Teachers

For the first time in their careers, teachers across the province felt appreciated by the government. Many of them thanked the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led government for awarding them cash prizes for outstanding performances earlier this month. Authorities appreciated teachers’ efforts based on merit and awarded them cash prizes of up to Rs54 million, a press release […]

KP govt starts academic, financial audit of varsities

The Higher Education Department (HED), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has finally started academic and financial audit of the public sector universities in the province despite their strong resistance, according to sources. “Besides huge funding by the Higher Education Commission, the provincial government has also given around Rs20 billion to the government universities since 2007,” a senior official […]

Community service activities and giving back to the society

Social Committee Imsciences in Collaboration with YES alumni Peshawar conducted a one-day workshop and activity at Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar to highlight the importance of community service activities and giving back to the society. The project aimed to educate the students regarding the individual and collective benefits resulting from such activities. In this manner, […]

The Silence in K-P’s First Library

An obsolete relic: With nearly 5,000 members, Peshawar Archives and Public Library seldom attracts visitors. The halls and corridors of Peshawar Archives and Public Library are desolate and empty. Located on main Sher Shah Suri Road near Peshawar Museum, the library is being maintained by the Directorate of Archives and Libraries. However, both buildings which were […]

6th Disaster Management Exhibition 2014 , UOP

To provide a common platform to all stakeholders working in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the CDPM organized a two day Disaster Management Exhibition (the DME-2014) on December 03-04, 2014 at the University of Peshawar in collaboration with United Nations World Food Programme-Pakistan and Alkhidmat Foundation-KP. The exhibition was open for Government Organizations, […]