Govt to introduce IT application to stop cheating in exams

PESHAWAR: Ziaullah Bangash, advisor to the chief minister on Education, in a meeting with the Chairman of all boards of education, has issued directions to install CCTV cameras at all examination halls to stop the menace of cheating in the Secondary school certificate (SSC) exams.

Bangash said that cheating in exams could not be tolerated in any case, as it deprived the intelligent students of their right to reach professional colleges and universities. The advisor on education to chief minister said that they are going to introduce a centralized application to monitor the examination halls.

The meeting was called to discuss preparation upcoming board exams in the province on Monday.

The advisor on education said that it will be the responsibility of district education officer to ensure the installation and maintenance of CCTV cameras in all the examination halls. Talking about the application, he revealed that the newly introduced application will be hand over to all the boards of elementary and secondary educations. The board will ensure the presence of an inspector at every exam centre and present the report of the examination through that application.

Every school to get furniture till the end of March: Bangash

PESHAWAR: The Advisor to Chief Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Ziaullah Bangash in reply to a question of Sobia Shahid of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) during the question hour session claimed that every school would get furniture till the end of March in the province.

Bangash revealed that 471 sets of furniture have been provided to different for male and female schools in district Kohat, 358 to Hangu and 368 to Karak and other areas. The adviser on education further claimed that the government was taking initiatives for improvement in the education sector, adding all the schools would be facilitated with the provision of basic facilities.