KARACHI – National Bank of Pakistan has rehabilitated 10 flood-damaged public sector schools and provided furniture, equipment and installed tube-wells for drinking water in the schools in district Nowshera, the objective of rehabilitation is to make flood-hit schools functional for the education.

The Bank is running vocational training centers, providing training and skills to rural women to earn livelihood in honorable manner are in progress.

 Atlas Khan, Regional Head Peshawar said NBP will rehabilitate 10 more schools next year and the bank will also set up health camps at Jakra and Chamkani villages of Khyber Pakthunkhwa where a team of qualified doctors will provide healthcare and medicines to the people.

He said the NBP has always responded positively as far as activities of people welfare are concerned.

NBP earmarked Rs 141.5 million for flood-affected people out of which Rs 25 million contributed in Prime Minister Relief Fund 2011; Rs 50 million for Medical Camps and ration bags and Rs 66.5 million for tents. Apart from Rs141.5 million, all NBP staff, clerical/non-clerical staff, officers, junior to senior management contributed Rs.16.774 million from their salaries to Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund-2011. This amount is in addition to Rs.141.5 million paid by the Bank.