Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed the Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) to undertake pragmatic measures for reverting of the examination system to shift it from theoretical to practical examinations stating that the institute should also focus on providing skills with imparting experimental knowledge keeping in view the market/industrial requirements at national and International level.
While chairing the 14th boards of directors meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa TEVTA, the Chief Minister stated that competency based testing should be implemented so that students have practical & technical knowledge/market requirements. The board also approved the execution of ADP scheme regarding establishment of Government Polytechnic Institute at Mathra in Peshawar having an allocation of Rs.17.24 millions.
The meeting also reviewed the decisions made in the 13th board of director meeting in which the meeting was informed that 13 out of the total 14 decisions have been implemented so far which including restarting of Chief Minister free Technical Education Program, recruitment on vacant post of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa TEVTA, upgradation of GTVC Chakdara and Matta Swat to the level of GPIs, upgradation of GPI Haripur to the level of GCT, activation of Government Polytechnic Institute at Taimar Ghara, constitution of committee for review of the draft rules of business of institute management committees, amendments in KP TEVTA regulations, monitoring of KP TEVTA projects, creation of posts for Job placement and vocational counseling officer and others.
The board of directors in its 14 meetings accorded its approval for the revised budget 2018-19 and proposed budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 which amounts to 3993.36 million (inclusive of the developmental and operational budget).