KARAK - The provincial government would get Rs 12 billions as oil and gas royalty, explored in Kohat division, from the central government and district Karak would get Rs 6 million as royalty this year. The oil and gas producing tehsil would get 50 per cent shares in the royalty while the remaining 50 per cent would be spent on the uplift of the rest of the district. This was informed by the Chairman of District Advisory Development Committee (DADC) while addressing the annual parents day function of Paradise Public School at Dabb here on Sunday, in which he took part as a chief guest. He informed that 25 per cent shares of the provincial government would be provided to the Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) from the royalty of district Karak to supply gas to 24 more villages of the district with total cost of Rs 550m whose survey had recently been completed. He informed that Rs 1.10 billion had been spent on the provision of main gas pipeline from Niazi well to Palosa Sar and from Tarkha Koi to Sabirabad. The DADC Chairman informed that work on five wells of oil and gas was in progress in the same area of Alwargi and expressed optimism that all the wells would be successful as two wells were in final stage. The MPA said that in democratic societies protest was the right of the people for the attainment of their rights and asked the people of district Karak that protest should be within orbit of law so that the investors should not run from here due to public frequent agitations. He asked the people, who have approached to court, to withdraw their stay order from the court to expedite work on the installation of power gird station at Sabirabad to overcome the low voltage problem. Mr Gul claimed that he has not made any corruption and presented himself to accountability. He regretted that despite of more perks and privileges of the teachers of state run schools their performance were not up to the mark as compared to private school teachers and asked the teachers to improve their performance. He suggested that there should be talent hunt program in the government schools to provide them an opportunity to develop their talent and provide them a competitive environment. He announced Rs 200,000 for the mosque within the school and also Rs 20,000 for the students who performed very well in the function. The acting Chairman of Kohat Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Shahid Zaman said in his address that shortage of the teachers in government schools has been removed as 250 teachers of different cadres have been appointed in recent past when he was the executive district officer education of district Karak and resolved that the fight against the ignorance would continue. He informed that furniture to all government schools of district Karak would be provided as Rs 10.7 millions has been approved for the purpose and added that supply of the furniture to the schools would be started very soon. The acting Chairman announced that examination halls would be given to private educational institutions also.