NOORPUR THAL - Khushab DCO Amer Ejaz Akbar paid a surprise visit to District Public School (DPS) and inspected different sections of the school here the other day.

On the occasion, the DCO was briefed that the DPS was established as primary level and with the passage of time its’ earned status of elementary school. DPS Principal Um-e-Sumia apprised the DCO of the problems being faced by the school management.

The DCO appreciated the ongoing academic and administrative set up of the DPS. Meanwhile, a delegation led by social worker Haji Summer Sultan called on AC Ch Ehsan Ullah at his office. The delegation demanded the AC to escalate the status of DPS NPT to higher secondary school. The delegation said that despite the tall claims of rulers the residents of rural localities of the Thal lacked education facilities at doorsteps. “The residents of Thal villages can not afford to send their male and female students to the schools and colleges situated in other localities of the Tehsil for getting higher education,” they maintained. They said that students belonging to poor families had no option other than to say good bye to education.

“With up-gradation of the DPS to higher secondary level the male and female students will be able to get secondary and higher secondary education at near their homes” they added.