NCHD, BECS schools being transferred to provinces

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Thursday decided to transfer schools of National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) and Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) along with their teachers and students to provinces.

Chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, the 42nd meeting of the CCI took the decision while deliberating upon the future role and function of NCHD and BECS.

“It was decided, in principle, to transfer the existing NCHD and BECS schools, teachers and students from the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training to the education departments of respective provinces or regions,” a PM Office press release said.

The process will be completed before closing of the current financial year.

The CCI directed the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, in consultation with the provinces, to formulate a transition and integration plan which would be presented during next CCI meeting.

The meeting considered the proposed amendment to the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority Ordinance 2002 as suggested by the government of Sindh.

The CCI tasked the Ministry of Petroleum to explore the possibility of providing the provinces with a suitable mechanism to give their input to the regulatory body.

The meeting also considered the request of the government of Punjab for handing over control of lower portion of the Chashma Right Bank Canal from the Ministry of Water Resources to it.

Agreeing to the proposal, the body constituted a committee comprising representatives of Indus River System Authority (IRSA), Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments to work out modalities and finalize bilateral agreement between the two provinces.

The strategy to Combat COVID-19 was presented before the CCI that was appreciated.

Discussing the issue of sharing of windfall levy, it was decided that 50% share of the receipts, collected under the head windfall levy on crude oil, condensate and natural gas under the Petroleum Policy, 2012, would be shared with the concerned province.–APP


One Reply to “NCHD, BECS schools being transferred to provinces”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *