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20 million rupees released for students affected by Attabad landslide and damming of Hunza River

Gilgit: Distribution of cheques among school heads

Gilgit: Distribution of cheques among school heads

Our Correspondent

Gilgit, May 25: The government has released 20 million rupees more for supporting the students affected by the Attabad Landslide and damming of the Hunza River. Cheques were distributed today among principals and headmasters of different schools located in GB, for payment of the fees of affected students. The cheques were distributed by GBLA Speaker Wazir Baig, Education Minister Ali Madad Sher, MLA Mutabiat Shah and GB Secretary for Education, Syed Hadi.

Around 6.9 million rupees worth of cheques were distributed today, which will help around 1150 students in GB. The remaining amount, it was said, will be sent to educational institutions in other parts of the country, to facilitate the affected students.

It is pertinent to note that the current chunk of funds was released as part of a 70 million rupees education support plan devised by the GB government specially for the students affected by the ongoing natural disaster in Hunza Valley.

The people of Gojal Valle, Attabad and other affected villages in the vicinity have thanked the government for fulfilling the promise.

7 thoughts on “20 million rupees released for students affected by Attabad landslide and damming of Hunza River

  1. The folks of Gojal must appreciate the generous support to the students of the region.At the same time the people of the region will also appreciate the transparency in the process,because last year the fund was distributed among the children of the elites of Gojal valley.

  2. Infact the natural desaster of Atta abad had affected the people of Gojal and Atta abad for the last two years announcements were made but not materilised in time , thank God the leades have puted their efforts and released students tution fee but still many deserving students are neglected and the institutions are looking neglected. the distribution list may be revisited please.

    1. It will be more transparent if the list of students and institutions are published and I fully endorse the suggestion made by Master Raza Muhammad.

  3. Good News and This will help to promote Education in Area. Can any one please let reader know that is any fund allocation for student study out side GB in other part of pakistan. If yes then please share list of student help to get there fund from respective Institutions.

    Thanks for the Efforts to release fund.

  4. We would appreciate the efforts of our all stake holders and leaders if it is ensured that all deserving students have been covered and the distribution system has been made fair and transparent.

    Ali Mehr

  5. I fully endorse the remarks of both A Rehman and Razza. This time priority must be given to those villages which were not compensated last time.Having said that we must appreciate the efforts of the concerned individuals involved in snatching this huge amount from the jaws of Dinosaurs.Well done, keep it up.

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