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PILAP in the press

More money is good but Sindh needs to focus on quality of education, say experts , The News International, June 2, 2018 Educationists have expressed satisfaction over the increased education budget of Sindh for the fiscal year 2018-19, but they still have reservations about the quality of education in the

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Unfulfilled Promise

IT has been five years since the bill ensuring the right to free and compulsory education was passed unanimously by the National Assembly. Article 25-A of the Constitution says: β€œThe state shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of five to 16 years…”. In these

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Event: Claiming Ownership Of Your Civic Rights

Saad Amanullah Khan holds an MBA (Finance) from University of Michigan. He was CEO of Gilette Pakistan (2007 To 2014) and prior worked in P&G for 20 years in senior position. He was elected President of American Business Council twice (2012 and 2014). Currently he is Chairman of Pakistan Innovation

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Why the census is important for Pakistan – Express Tribune, August 2017

For any developing country, one of the most important responsibilities of the government, in addition to maintaining law and order and economic growth, is to make sure the citizens of that country have proper access to water, sanitation, transportation, hospitals and schools amongst other things. In order to plan for

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A grand plan to educate our children

Achieving 100 per cent literacy is not a new ideal. It has been idealised by Pakistanis and harped on about by successive governments, which, for their part, went on to announce three education policies, in 1992, 1998 and 2009, and a number of development plans, including the National Plan of

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Public-private partnership can improve education

By Our Correspondent Published: April 16, 2016 KARACHI: In order to educate four million out-of-school children in the province, the Sindh government has been urged to expand the scope of its project under which good quality education can be provided by making arrangements with private schools at comparatively low cost

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Free primary schooling: Federal, provincial govts to explain delay in implementing right to education law- Express Tribune, 20 March 2016

KARACHI: The right to education law that makes it mandatory for all children between the ages of five and 16 years to go to school has yet to be implemented and the courts want to know what is causing the delay. The Sindh High Court (SHC) sought comments from the

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