KP plans to promote higher education, research

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STAFF REPORT PESH: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Higher Education, Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani, has said that the provincial government is keen to promote higher education and modern research for national development but unfortunately this sector has been totally neglected by the previous regimes.

Besides other historical initiatives, a huge amount of Rs 500 million under the Chief Minister Education Endowment Fund and Rs. 300 million under the Higher Education Endowment Fund has been allocated to achieve the goal through which two foreign scholarships for PHD programmes while 1456 scholarships for four years BS programmes will be provided to eligible candidates purely on merit basis.

The minister said this while addressing the session of Forum of Zoologists (FoG) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Colleges at Peshawar.


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Published in: Volume 05 Issue 21

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