Work starts on PC-I for upgrading 200 more ICT educational institutions

ISLAMABAD: Capital Administration and Development (CADD) Division has started work on preparing PC-1 for the upgradation of 200 more federal educational institutions under Phase-II of Prime Minister Education Reforms Programme.

This phase included provision of educational facilities, renovation and expansion work of these institutions, said an official while talking to reporter.

The division is also seeking suggestions from the head of the institutions for upgradation of their respective institutions, as per directives of the Minister of State for CA&DD, Tariq Fazal Chaudhry.

The upgradation of the educational institution was indispensable to accommodate a rising number of students owing to increase in population of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) who wanted to get admissions, the official said.

The local bodies representatives, respectable personalities and members of civil society of the respective areas will also give their valuable inputs where the schools were being upgraded.

The upgradation work of 200 educational institutions was already in progress after completion of upgradation work of 22 schools as a pilot project, the official informed.

While for the next phase of the programme, the heads of the institutions and the relevant Area Education Officers (AEOs) would identify the upgradation requirements after surveying.

The suggestions regarding upgrading schools from primary to middle and middle to high level as per capacity would be sought so that maximum students can be accommodated.

While a committee would be formed to assist principals and AEOs for identifying construction requirements in the institutions, the official said.