Govt for providing quality education in province: Lehri

Jam Yousuf Colony School upgraded to Middle School


Our Correspondent February 22, 2019
PHOTO: REUTERS

QUETTA: Balochistan Education Secretary Muhammad Tayyab Lehri on Thursday said that providing basic education and quality schooling in the province was the prime responsibility of the incumbent government.

“The provincial government strenuously working to develop the education sector,” he said while addressing the inauguration ceremony of Government Middle School Jam Yousuf Colony.

The secretary said that on the instructions of education department the primary school Jam Yousuf Colony Hub has been upgraded to middle and equipped with modern facilities.

“The upgradation of Middle School will provide better opportunities to the children of Lasbela,” Lehri said, adding that the department would recruit quality teachers for the school through NTS test and would also be provided proper educational training.

Early childhood educational (ECE) centre, IT and science laboratory have also been established in the school, he added.

On the occasion, the secretary appreciated the hard work of the educators and potential steps taken by Balochistan Education Project, for instituting standard education in Government Middle School Jam Yousaf Colony.

Lehri said: “With the increasing number of students and improving quality of teaching, this school would be promoted to high level in future. And, it would be provided with more advanced schooling facilities and workrooms”.

He expressed the hope that the school would be a milestone for the educational development of the area.

Balochistan Education Project Manager Haroon Kasi told the participants that the school has been provided with all essential tutoring material, a library and recreational and sports activities.

“To improve educational environment in the school, the IT laboratory has been established with latest laptops, which would be connected to solar system for consistent usage and maintenance,” said Haroon.

The manager also said the project was assisting the Department of Education at all levels for promotion of standard education in all schools.

Meanwhile, District Education Officer Wahid Shakhar thanked the provincial education secretary for taking keen interest in the promotion of education in Lasbela.

He said that successful upgrade of the Government Middle School Jam Yousuf Colony is its manifestation.

Provincial Education Project is providing full support to the District Education Authority, he said adding that helping not only in establishment of new public schools, but also in upgradation process of existing government schools.

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