Commissioner Hyderabad holds meeting to sort out school’s financial and other problems; suggests increasing the fee
Hyderabad: Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad Muhammad Abbas Baloch directed the concerned authorities on Wednesday to run the Public School Hyderabad on the pattern of IBA Sukkur’s Community Colleges.
“All the recommendations should be brought before the Board of Governors of Public School so that better decisions could be made for the improvement of the school,” he said while presiding over a meeting convened to sort out the financial and other problems of Public School Latifabad, Hyderabad.
Commissioner said that Public School Hyderabad was a historical and important educational institution and under a Memorandum of Understanding, its administrative control was given to IBA Sukkur for its betterment.
He said that the Public School was facing financial problems and bailout package was given by Sindh government.
The meeting discussed issues of increasing the salaries of teachers, recommendations of Human Resource Committee and recruitment of teachers in future.
Commissioner Hyderabad said that no compromise should be made on the improvement of education in the Public School. Reviewing the fee structure, he suggested increasing the fee as it was very low as compared to other schools. “This would help resolve the financial problems of school.”
The meeting decided to recruit teachers on merit basis through selection board.
Commissioner Hyderabad said that recommendations should be brought in the board of governors to make the salary structure of Public School employees equal to IBA community colleges.
Commissioner Baloch said that the image of the school should be improved which depends on imparting better education. “The grading system in the school should be changed and the teachers who are still working should be promoted on the recommendations of the promotion committee.”
Chairman HR Committee Muhammad Humayun Khan, Principal Public School Imran Ali Larik, Noor Sher and Assistant Commissioner Surhan Abro attended the meeting.
Chairing another meeting regarding rehabilitation of Rani Bagh, Shaheed-e-Milat Park and Hussainabad ParK, Commissioner Hyderabad directed the officers of the concerned departments to visit Hussainabad Park on daily basis to ensure the rehabilitation of park.
Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad Fuad Ghaffar Soomro, Assistant Commissioner Latifabad, Deputy Director P & D Sanaullah Rind, Administrator Hyderabad Safdar Bughio, MD WASA Muzaffar Memon and representatives of Parks Department, Forest, Agriculture University Tando Jam and Rangers attended the meeting.
Commissioner said that if the existing infrastructure of the park would initially be restored as well as planning would be done for further rehabilitation and renovation in the future.
He directed MD Wasa to provide water to Hussainabad Park in three days while the Administrator Hyderabad was directed to complete the construction of boundary wall of the park as soon as possible.
He further said that for last two years, Hyderabad has received heavy showers and considering these experiences, no one should be allowed to damage the drains and if any institution damages them for any reason, they must be responsible to repair it immediately.
Later, he held another meeting in connection with the establishment of a C-Arts (Autism) Center at Red Crescent Hospital for the mental training of autistic children.
Commissioner was informed about the problems related to the C-Arts Center. Assuring his full cooperation he said that the required infrastructure of the hospital would be provided soon so that the process of registration for mental training of children could be started as soon as possible. Deputy Director Planning and Development Sanaullah Rind, Assistant Director Planning and Development Amir Jatoi, Manager C-Arts Center, Farooq Sheikhani, Dr. Iqbal Haroon, Shakeel Ahmed and others attended the meeting. (PR)