Senators direct relief for Balochistan students

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Zubair Qureshi

The Senate Standing Committee on Federal Education, Professional Training, National History and Literary Heritage in its meeting held on Wednesday at Parliament House directed the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to look into appointment of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and resolve the matter at the earliest.
The committee also discussed the details hurdles being faced by the students of Balochistan and issues pertaining to the NCHD teachers and the University of Islamabad Bill 2020.
Presided by Senator Rahila Magsi, the meeting was attended by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Senator Prof Dr Mehr Taj Roghani, Senator Samina Saeed, Senator Engr. Rukhsana Zuberi, Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi, Senator Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar,Senator Javed Abbasi and senior officers from the Ministry Federal Education, Professional Training, National History and Literary Heritage, HEC, NHCD along with all concerned.
Discussing on the point of public importance regarding salaries of NCHD teachers, raised by Senator Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar the committee was informed that the NCHD had submitted the revised PC-1 to the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training (Feeder Teacher Salary Component), which after completing the codal formalities at their level forwarded the PC-1 to the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms in May 2019, for the period of July 2019 – December 2019.

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