Monday, April 15, 2024

KP to provide Govt Schools an International Standard

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has recently partnered with the World Bank in order to provide the top world-class facilities in almost all the public schools along with the colleges of the province in order to improve their quality and standard of basic education.

According to the details, this project incurs a cost of around RS 18.9 billion and it is expected to initially be launched in the cities of Peshawar, Haripur, Nowshehra, and the Swabi districts.

However, as per report the World Bank has also committed to provide about $80 million for the project where $38 million will also be contributed by government of province themselves.

Under this project all the schools and the colleges will also be transferred from normal to solar power to ensure the uninterrupted electricity supply.

Around 200 government primary schools are recently expected to be facilitated. However, around 1450 classrooms will also be built whereas the evening shift initiative in 150 schools will also start.

The project will formally start in upcoming months and girls schools are set to be facilitated on high priority.

Mehjabeen Qasim
Mehjabeen Qasim
Business Journalist at Startup Pakistan

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