PESHAWAR - In order to improve the educational standard and provide better learning environment to the students of conflict-hit areas, the political administration has accelerated the pace of infrastructure development in Bajaur Agency by rehabilitating four state-run schools in various areas of the agency.

A total of 650 chairs, tables, 18 ceiling fans, 12 cupboards and other necessary furniture have been provided to these schools. According to a press release issued by Fata Secretariat, on the special directives of PA Bajaur Abdul Jabbar Shah, these schools were rehabilitated and fully equipped to ensure the students a better learning environment.

The authorities rehabilitated Government Girls Primary School (GGPS) in village Malkana of Nawagai Tehsil.

New classrooms, veranda and boundary walls were constructed while forty desks, ten ceiling fans, chairs for teachers, cupboards and water tanks were also provided to the school. Similarly, in Charmang valley, Government Primary School (GPS) Nawa was also restored and equipped by providing students desks, chairs and tables, cupboards, ceiling fans and other necessary furniture’s. Construction of new classrooms, boundary wall and main gate was also installed in the school. The political authorities have also rehabilitated and equipped Government High school (GHS) Batwar in Salarzai Tehsil.

The school was renovated; white washed and fully electrified and has also been provided with 500 student’s tablets chairs, cupboards and other necessary equipments.  Additional toilets and boundary wall was also constructed in the school.

While in Government Primary School (GPS) Mazdak, the rehabilitation work has been completed and sixty student`s desks, chairs, cupboards, water coolers and wall clocks were provided to facilitate the students and their teachers.  This work was carried out by hiring local skilled labors, which provided job opportunities to them at local level.

The rehabilitation and renovation of these schools would not only benefit hundreds of students and teachers in their respective areas but would also increase the literacy rate in the agency. The tribal elders, students and their teachers appreciated the political administration efforts for improving the education standard in the agency.