LAHORE:April 20: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that implementation of the roadmap of school reforms and promotion of education in the province has yielded positive results. He said that 100 percent enrollment of children will be ensured in
Punjab and no child will be deprived of educational facilities. He said that the target of enrollment of 31 lakh children in the province has been fixed for the current year.
He said that officers showing good performance with regard to development of education sector and implementation of the roadmap for promotion of education will be encouraged while action will be taken against those showing negligence in this regard.
He was addressing a meeting regarding universal enrollment campaign 2012 in the province, at Daanish School Chishtian Thursday. British educationist Sir Michael Barber, Provincial Education Minister Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman, Advisor Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, Divisional Commissioners of Multan, Bahawalpur and Dera Ghazi Khan, District Coordination Officers and EDOs were present.
The Chief Minister said that the aim of progress and development cannot be achieved without education and in view of this fact, Punjab government has taken revolutionary measures for the promotion of education in the province. He said that school reforms programme is successfully being implemented in the province.
He said that special measures have been adopted for the promotion of education in south Punjab and Daanish School System has been launched from Bahawalpur division.
He said that facilities of modern and quality education have been made available to the children of the common man and the poor people through setting up Daanish schools in far-flung and backward areas of the province.
He said that boy and girl students completing education from these seats of learning will play an important role in the progress and development of the country. He said that besides removing backwardness from south Punjab, Daanish School system will also help eliminate extremism, poverty and unemployment.F.P. Report.