PESHAWAR (APP) - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has decided to restore the executive magistracy system as was prevalent in the province on August 13, 2001, said Provincial Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain. Briefing mediamen after the cabinet meeting here Tuesday, the Information Minister said that the provincial cabinet has requested the federal government to withdraw the amendments made in the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), adding, if no response was received, then the KP government would do necessary legislation from the assembly to restore the system in a manner prevalent in the province on August 13, 2001. The KP Government has suggested certain amendments in the CrPC to the federal government. About the programme to impart technical education to the talented deserving students, he said, technical programmes have been started in the public sector technical institutes. In all 1100 applications have so far been received as against the 1500 seats for the current fiscal. He maintained that the Chief Minister directed for giving maximum publicity to such programmes in the press so that maximum people are benefited. Training would be imparted in the market oriented trades. Rs 300 million has been provided to the Department of Technical Education. The cabinet was informed that Rs 800 million would be spent on treatment of Hepatitis C patients under Benazir Health Support Programmein the KP. The procedure under the programme has been made simple and the cost incurred on the treatment of a patient has been reduced to Rs 12000 from Rs 67000. The cabinet also debated the draft of KP Compulsory Secondary Education Bill 2011 under which education would be made compulsory and free of cost up to secondary level. However, to have thorough review of the bill, the cabinet formed a committee led by Additional Chief Secretary which will report to the cabinet. The cabinet also approved establishment of KP Judicial Academy to provide quick dispensation of justice besides bringing improvement in the performance of the judicial officers. The present judicial training centre setup by the PHC in March 2008 would be converted into the judicial academy. Academy will have its own Board of Governor headed by Chief Justice PHC. Senior Judge of PHC will be the Vice Chairman of the academy. The members will include the ACS, Secretary Law, Secretary Finance, Advocate General, and Principal and Dean of Law Department UoP. The Cabinet also reviewed the draft of legislation pertaining to setting up of an authority for promotion and preservation of the regional languages called KP Regional Language Authority and approved to present the same in the provincial assembly for formal approval. After its enactment into law it will be called KP Regional Language Authority Act 2011 and will be enforced across the province. It will have regional offices in the province. The Minister for Education will be chairman of the authority. The cabinet was told that work was underway to provide soft loans under Pukhtunkhwa Hunarmand Rozgar Scheme as Rs 1.30 billion have been earmarked for it in the current fiscal. The cabinet was further informed that legislation regarding KP Model University Act 2011 would be presented in the assembly soon as the law experts have completed review of the draft. The cabinet also decided to give Rs 100,000 cash compensation in case of losses to men during various calamities like gas leakage, fire and mines.