Gilgit, October 17: The Gilgit-Baltistan government has allocated 3 billion rupees for educational development in the region. This includes a “Parha Likha Gilgit-Baltistan Programme”, which is to be completed at the cost of 150 million rupees, official sources informed.
The money will be spent for setting up of science laboratories, construction of the Skardu campus of KIU and construction of Benaizr Memorial Hall, according to the Annual Development Plan.
The GB Education Ministry in being described as a hub of corruption, where jobs of teachers are allegedly being sold at 300,000 rupees. Chief Minister, Education Minister , a director named Nasir and a shadowy official named “Kachu Fayaz” are continuously being accused of involvement in the “sale of jobs”. It is pertinent to note that the GB Education Minister had admitted that “ten percent irregularity” may have happened during the appointment of teachers.
In this scenario, people have expressed feared that the budgeted amount might be embezzled. People have demanded strict investigation into the allegations of fraud and corruption. The inactivitiy