KP introduces educational reforms: CM

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that the provincial government had introduced reforms and development initiatives in the education sector keeping in view the market needs so as to promote entrepreneurship and enable our graduates to play their role in strengthening the national economy.
Owing to the needs based initiatives, the trust deficit between parents and public sector educational institutions has been bridged up significantly. Mahmood Khan clarified that various steps have been taken, including establishment of educational institutions, recruitment of new teachers and lecturers, provision of free textbooks to students in schools, provision of scholarships and other similar steps, due to which the literacy rate in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased. In a statement issued here from the Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Sunday, Mahmood Khan said that the provincial government is investing in human capital due to which education standards in the public sector educational institutions have improved significantly. –Agencies