Govt allocates Rs 222.061 mln for education in capital

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ISLAMABAD, June 3 (APP): The government has allocated Rs 2221.061 million
for the Federal Education and Professional Training Division for the Fiscal Year 2016-17 in Public Sector Development Program (PSDP).
According to the PSDP release here Friday, an amount of Rs 725.220 million
has been allocated for the new schemes, while Rs 1495.841 million would be spent
on the Federal Education and Professional
Training Division’s ongoing schemes.
The new important schemes included, Vocational Schools in Public Private Partnership, Islamabad (Rs 50 million) and National Education Reforms Initiative (Rs 600 million).
The ongoing important schemes included, Establishment &
Operation of Basic Education Community Schools in the Country
including AJK, FATA, and GB for which Rs 542.376 million has been allocated,
whereas Rs 767.000 million has been earmarked for Improving Human Development
Indicators in Pakistan with focus on MDG’s relating to Education and six EFAs.