Students from KP’s integrated tribal areas still lose scholarships after two years
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has decided to release Rs 2.60 billion as a monthly stipend to government school students in the integrated tribal districts of the province after nearly two years. Is inactive though.
According to sources in the report, since its approval in the Annual Development Program for Primary and Secondary Education for 2019-20, the only consideration is being given to how the scholarship scheme will be implemented.
He said the program was funded by the federal government under the Accelerated Implementation Program to increase school enrollment in the militancy-affected tribal areas in the seven integrated districts of Khyber, Mohmand, and Bajaur.
Karam, Orakzai, South Waziristan and North Waziristan. Under this program, a monthly stipend of Rs.1000 was to be given to each student from nursery to secondary class and Rs.500 and Rs.1000 would be given to each student of primary school and secondary school respectively for non-implementation of this scheme.
One lakh 31 thousand 376 students including one lakh 74 thousand 32 girls have been deprived of planned scholarships.
According to the official data of the E&SE department, out of total students in government schools. One lakh 30 thousand 322 students are from the Bajaur district. 60 thousand 962 from Mohmand district.
One lakh 8 thousand 609 from Khyber. 36 thousand 516 from Orakzai. 75 thousand 192 from Kurram Apart from 85,011 North Waziristan and 45,661 South Waziristan. Various sub-divisions include 14,774 in the Hassan Khel sub-division.