Balochistan Secondary Education Secretary Muhammad Tayyab Lehri on Tuesday said that the provincial education department has terminated 29 officials, 283 teachers including administrative staff from 25 district of the province due to prolong absence from their professional duties.
Lehri said these suspended teachers and non-teaching staffs and officials were removed from their duties under Real-Time Monitoring System (RTMS) without any discrimination, adding that the performance of educational institutes was being monitored to take strict actions, if needed. He said these measures were being taken to improve the overall quality of education in the province and hence an emergency had been enforced in educational institutes keeping in mind the future interests of students.
“All available resources are being utilized to ensure Chief Minister Balochistan’s visionary policy”, he said, adding that an effective and speedy system of check and balance was on cards to uplift the educational standards in the province. He said a comprehensive educational policy has been drafted to introduce modern curriculum in government educational institutes.
He further stressed on the pertinence of education in the sustainable development of the country and said the incumbent government was taking solid steps to provide quality education in remote and backwards areas of the province.
Lehri said no compromise would be made on matters related to the prolonged absence of teachers and staff from duties, as they played a vital role in dispensation of quality education. He also urged citizens including parents to play their respective roles for promoting a culture of learning and education in the society.