Special Assistant to the Chief Minister for Higher Education and Information Kamran Bangash Saturday said that launching Vocation Training Program for the first time in the history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for college lecturers was to up boost the professional skills of the college teaching staff.
This was stated by Kamran Bangash, Special Assistant to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Higher Education and Information during the certificates giving ceremony after the completion of the Vocational Training Program for the College Lecturers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He said training of lecturers is training a whole society and under this program in the first phase 300 lecturers from 90 colleges were trained. Kamran Bangash said that Colleges of the province are playing the role of mini universities and for the first, they are setting ranking standards for colleges in the province.
He said a special grant of Rs. 22 million will be given to 30 best colleges of the province this year and Rs 1 billion has been earmarked for all colleges with average performance. Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has issued orders for setting up of Business and IT Studies Colleges in the province on the special directive of Imran Khan. Kamran Bangash said that on the directives of the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan, an education card is being issued to assist deserving students.
Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has also approved 45 buses for girls’ colleges in tribal districts to facilitate the girls’ education, Kamran Khan Bangash said.