Tax burden to be reduced on private schools if they give relief in fees: Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar

Karachi, September 07, 2016 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that the Sindh Government will consider seriously to give relief to private schools if they make commitments to provide relief to the parents in fees and other charges as well and renowned chain of schools are supposed to announce reasonable fee structures for middle class people so that their children may get better education facilities. This he said while talking to a delegation of Private Schools Management in his office on Wednesday. Private Schools Registrar Rafia Mallah and Deputy Director Akhlaque Ahmed also attended the meeting. He asked Private Schools Management to provide suggestions regarding service and fee structures and redefine rules and regulations regarding working of private schools and the minister education further asked them to coordinate with public sector schools for enhancement of education facilities there.

Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar added, ‘ Government believes in dialogue and it will address all real issues of private schools but will not allow anyone to create problems for the parents and the students as well’.

He said that the Education Department had a mechanism to monitor the private educational institutions and making the system more effective to bring them into the bracket. The minister education also took notice of 23 colleges of Karachi region which produced zero results in pre medical examinations and directed DG colleges to submit a report in this regard and take action against the Principals of these colleges.

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