ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has awarded over 4,000 scholarships to Pakistan college students since 2009, Parliamentary Secretary for Federal Ministry of Education Wajiha Akram knowledgeable the National Assembly on Friday.
Responding to a query throughout query hour she mentioned, out of complete 4032, 3703 scholarships for Ph.D packages, and 329 scholarships for Post-Doctorate packages have been awarded through the mentioned interval.
She mentioned, establishments working beneath the ambit of Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) are sure to show content material developed by National Curriculum Council (NCC) the place all topic consultants are taken on board to develop textbooks primarily based on modern development.
She mentioned the nationwide anthem is already a daily function of morning assemblies held at first of the day within the instructional establishments beneath the ambit of the FDE.
However, the holding of meeting has been suspended as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Responding to a different query she mentioned, the ministry has already taken a lot of initiatives to reduce the academic loss brought on as a result of outbreak of COVID-19.
“An initiative of Tele-Schools within the wake of COVID-19 was began to offer training to the scholars confined to their houses as a result of closure of instructional establishments, Wajiha Akram mentioned.