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NCHD to launch enrollment campaign in Balochistan

https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/02/19/nchd-to-launch-school-enrollment-campaign-in-balochistan/


Islamabad14 HOURS AGO BY APP


 

ISLAMABAD: National Commission for Human Development (NCHD), in collaboration with Balochistan education department, is launching the enrollment campaign called “All Children in School 2018”.

NCHD Operation Director Sikandar Shah said that the education enrollment campaign for winter zone of Balochistan will start from March in which around 0.5 million non-going school children would be enrolled and it would continue till April.

He said, “We will engage tribal figures, social activists, religious scholars, students, teachers and local representatives in the enrollment campaign to motivate children to join classes.” Shah said that they would be mobilising all the people to make the enrollment campaign successful.

He also said that the basic purpose of the enrollment campaign is to minimise the number of out of school children. He added that special focus would also be given to enrollment of girl students.

Shah also said that education is the only way forward towards a progressive Balochistan, and added that serious efforts were needed to increase the literacy rate in the province.

The director also said that civil societies would help the education department in identifying areas where the ratio of out of school children was the highest. Special attention would be given to areas of less enrolment, he added.

He pointed out that to enhance literacy level in the province NCHD had also initiated adult education programmes, adding that NCHD was also running 720 adult education centres in the province.

He further said that the commission was also offering vocational and professional training of different skills for earning a respectable living for their families

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