Teaching of Sindhi language and Nazra Quran/Islamiat must be ensured in private schools: Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar

Karachi, December 08, 2016 (PPI-OT):Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that all private schools are bound to teach Sindhi language, Nazra Qur’an and Islamiat in their schools and Ethics as well on need basis. This he said while presiding over a meeting of representatives of private schools here in Tuqlaq House Sindh Secretariat on Wednesday. Special Secretaries Aliya Shahid and Zakir Hussain Shah, DG Private Institutions Dr. Mansoob Siddiqui, Jamil Yosuf Chairman Trust School, Khalid Shah chairman All Sindh Private Schools and other also attended the meeting.

The DG Mansoob Siddiqui told the meeting that almost all private schools were teaching Sindhi language and if he received any complain the action was taken against the violator. The Minister Education directed Special Secretary to co-ordinate with Home Department for issuance of arms licences to the private schools management on priority basis and the school management should ensure the safety of the students and comply with the orders of Home Department and furnish details to the Police and the Rangers concerned.

The Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar also directed to compliance the judgment of Sindh High Court regarding enhancement of tuition fee and enforcement of The Sindh Private Educational Institutions Ordinance 2001 amended Act 2003 and Rules 2005. He said that for better coordination we had to reduce the gap between the private schools and Sindh education department.

Earlier the Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar paid a surprise visit to the offices of education department and found more than 30 employees including additional Secretary, section officers and other staff were late comers. He directed the special Secretary to issue explanation letters to the absent/late comer staff. He also expressed his resentment over cleanliness and ordered to take action against those who were responsible for such mess.

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