KP Government launches unprecedented initiative in education sector

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KP Government launches unprecedented initiative in education sector

*PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Monday launched a new E-registration policy for online registration of private schools.*

Chairing a meeting regarding private schools registration authority, Advisor to Chief Minister Ziaullah Bangash said that the aim of E-registration was to facilitate private schools in the registration process and to regulate them as per government policy.

He said that different committees have been constituted as par court orders to determine fee of private schools, the appointment of officers at Tehsil and district levels. The committees also included scrutiny committee at district level and committees for recovery of summer holidays fees in installments.

He said that registration of tuition centers and academies would start soon under the ambit of the private schools’ registration authority.

He said that normal registration fee date is December 31, 2019, adding that so far over 850 schools have been registered in the Hazara division.

The meeting was informed that so far 1950 schools have been registered under special drive started in Mardan, Malakand, Khyber districts taking the figure of total registered schools from 3600 to 5550 within two months and generating Rs 23 million revenue during the period.

He said the policy would be developed in consultation with all stakeholders including owners of private schools and parents.