The Other Side-Pakistan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Minister for Education, Shahram Khan Tarakai, has said that the provincial government has allocated Rs.130 billion for the promotion of quality education in the province.
He made these remarks while addressing a function in Kohat, and added that the government has introduced the latest technology in the education sector as per global standards.
The minister stated that the provincial government is committed to the development of education in the far-flung areas of the province and that it has released Rs. 3 billion for the provision of furniture to the schools and colleges.
Tarakai revealed that monthly stipends for female students have been introduced to reduce their dropout ratio, and that 70 percent of the new schools have been allocated for women.