PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities is spending unreasonably giant sums of cash on the scholars of scores of faculties arrange at unsuitable areas within the province through the years attributable to political concerns.
The paperwork obtainable with Daybreak present that each scholar enrolled in 56 of the province’s complete 250 schools prices the federal government Rs10,000 a month.
The School Smart Energy and Wage Finances 2018-19 doc ready by the finance division exhibits that the Authorities Women Diploma School, Haripur, which has 161 college students and 126 employees members, is spending Rs50,000 on each scholar on a month-to-month foundation.
Additionally, the Authorities Commerce School, Dagar, Buner district, has reported extreme expenditure on this respect.
Round Rs30,000 is being spent each month on each scholar of the school, which was established in 2017 and has 82 college students and 46 employees members.
“Till now, new public sector schools had been constructed merely on the directives of the chief ministers,” an official of the upper training division advised Daybreak.
Rs10,000 being spent on each scholar of those academic establishments a month
He stated the division had formulated standards for the institution of latest schools round two months in the past.
The official stated these schools had been arrange up to now with out following any standards and simply to please influential folks and subsequently, the federal government needed to spend giant quantities of cash on the small variety of college students enrolled there.
He stated in future, a school could be established within the space, the place no less than 250 college students had been obtainable for admission to the primary years of intermediate and bachelor of research programs.
The official added that the presence of feeder colleges was crucial for taking admission to new schools.
Sources within the finance and planning and improvement departments stated the general public sector universities and schools had been arrange by political governments with the intent to nominate personal folks to posts.
They stated each faculty was established at a value of Rs250 million, which generally went down the drain attributable to inaccessibility or its institution close to a purposeful faculty.
The sources stated the unrealistic appointments and institution of academic establishments in ‘unfeasible’ areas had turn into a burden on exchequer.
They stated the then secretaries of the upper training division had been additionally accountable for establishing schools in ‘unfeasible’ areas inflicting an enormous lack of the taxpayers’ cash as they didn’t oppose the chief minister’s directives for the aim.
“It’s now unattainable to ascertain a school in an unfeasible place,” a senior official of the division advised Daybreak.
He stated buildings of the under-utilised authorities schools could be used for different functions.
“There’s an under-utilised authorities faculty in Shangla district, the place the division has now established the Lodge and Tourism Administration School,” he stated.
When contacted, increased training secretary Manzoor Ahmad stated below the newly-formulated standards, the institution of a faculty gained’t be allowed within the space, which had a school in 20 kilometers radius.
“Now, we’ve got arrange sure parameters for organising new schools,” he stated, including that the universities gained’t be opened in ‘unfeasible’ areas.