No admission, examination fees for college students: Dahar

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Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has announced that Sindh education department is going to waive off admission and examination fee for the students of the public sector colleges to increase enrolment.
It has been calculated that education department is spending almost Rs.16000 per child but despite spending a huge amount in education sector, we are not getting desired results, he said.
This he said as a chief guest here at Scouts Auditorium in a two days seminar organized by Director General Colleges for the training of college Principals on Wednesday.
Secretary Colleges Pervaiz Ahmed Sehar, Director General Colleges Dr. Nasir Ansar, all Regional Directors Colleges and Principals of the colleges across the province attended the workshop.
The Minister added, ‘Cheating in examinations brings bad name to a civilized society and to remove this ugly stain, all stakeholders including teachers, parents and students have to play their role to eradicate menace.
He warned the externals and internals of the examination centres if cheating was reported from any centre, they would never be assigned such responsibility again and would also to be taken to task.
He requested the teacher community to treat students as their own children for the promotion of education .
He was of the opinion that as the education standard fell, it produced evil practices in the society.
Jam Mehtab admitted that we all were responsible for deteriorating standard of education and it was a matter of displeasure that our education lag behind as compared to other provinces.
Meanwhile the Education Minister paid surprise visits to Junior Model School Ferer Road, Government School Qamar ul Islam Punjab Colony, Government Degree Girls College Zamzama and Government Elementary school Abdullah Shah Gazi on Wednesday and expressed his resentment over sub standard construction work and cleanliness.
The Minister also ordered to suspend TEO Clifton Abdul Kareem Samejo over his poor performance.—APP