PESHAWAR, Aug 16 (APP): On the recommendations of the education monitoring authority’s report, Provincial Minister for Education, Shahram Khan Tarkai has approved starting of the second shift in 228 more schools in the province.
He directed the education authorities to bring salaries of the second shift employees at par with the government’s approved minimum wages.
Presiding over a high-level meeting here, the minister said the second shift in the government schools was started to increase the literacy ratio and bring out-of-school children under education-net.
The minister was told that a total of 25,765 students including 10,000 females were enrolled in the second shift in the existing 1181 schools. The students of the second shift has given the best results in the recent matric examinations.
The minister directed the utilization of all available resources for making ongoing students enrollment a success.
Appreciating the performance of the government schools’ students in recent matric examinations, the minister said principals and teachers of such schools would be encouraged.
He said strict action would be taken against principals and teachers whose students performed badly in matriculation results.

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