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12,304 non-formal BECS functioning across Country: Minister

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Senate was informed on Friday that 12,304 Non-formal Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) were functioning across the Country.

In a written reply in the Upper House, the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman said that Directorate General of BECS, Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training was the executing and operating authority of the said schools project.

The minister said that BECS partner non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are bound to perform duties as per memorandum of understanding (MoU) or agreement with BECS. He said that the service charges allocated by BECS to partner NGO are Rs 500 per school per month.

Baligh said that all Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) were functioning across the Country and there was no ghost school in BECS.

In this regard, Third Party Validation (TPV) was also conducted to check or verify the status of these schools in 2015 and during physical verification no school was found ghost, he added.

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