KP allocates Rs5m for first model Sikh school in Peshawar

03:46 PM | 25 Jun, 2019
KP allocates Rs5m for first model Sikh school in Peshawar
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PESHAWAR – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has allocated Rs5 million for construction of a model school for children of Sikh Community in order to provide quality education facilities to students of minorities.

The school would be built at Mohallah Jogan Shah in the heart of Peshawar city, where children of Sikh community would be provided free education facilities with quality infrastructure, according to budget documents.

The new school would be first of its kind to be built by the KP government and run by the Sikh community elders.

Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has already approved the proposed scheme that would be constructed by Auqaf and Religious Affairs Department.

Following the completion of construction work, the school would be handed over to the local community.

The Sikh community has lauded the government efforts for the education of their children and hoped that the school would soon be constructed.

They termed it a landmark decision of PTI Government that would help provide quality education to Sikh students at their doorsteps besides saving their time and money while going to schools located in other areas.