The Minister welcomed the NCHD
chairperson, and matters related to education and NCHD
were discussed during the meeting, a press release said on Tuesday.
District Program Manager of NCHD
, Tahir Shah also addressed that NCHD
was trying to help the students to get quality education.
Addressing a NCHD
management meeting here, the Chairman regretted that there are 44% children of 5-16 years out of school.
The committee also directed the NCHD
to appoint DG or chairman within one month.
He was apprised of NCHD
's functions including literacy and non-formal basic education, skills training programmes, universal primary education and primary health care.
"The National Commission for Human Development (NCHD
) needs 3,00,000 schools to achieve 90 percent literacy rate target in the country under the Vision-2025," Expert Consultant at National Training Institute (NTI), Iqbal ur Rehman while talking to media said.
On the eve of signing a letter of understanding with Hundreds of Original Projects for Employment (HOPE'87) the Chairman, National Commission for Human Development (NCHD
) Col (Retd ) Dr.
Talking to reporter, the Deputy Director Education, NCHD
, Habibullah Khan said the commission has finally resolved the impending issue of grade vise regularization of its employees, cases under proceedings of the Islamabad High Court filed by its employees and others.
'We can only overcome country's socio-economic problems when we have a literate society along with skill development', said the chairperson NCHD
in a Senior Management Meeting, held here.
To a question, he said the NCHD
was the only organization which had approved syllabus of Literacy by Ministry of Education, adding it was also working in close collaboration with all the stakeholders to achieve the Vision 2025 target to attain 90 percent literacy rate.
He said the Finance Division on July 21 issued the notification for the regularization of the employees which includes NCHD
staff from Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh whereas Balochistan has been left and would consequently get their notifications as per the procedure.
The seminar was chaired by Asif Raheem, Divisional Emergency Officer Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122 Bahawalpur and was attended by dignitaries from different walks of life including elected representatives, educationists, civil society members, students, volunteers and NCHD