School was suffering badly due to low enrollments of students and excessive recruitment of the staff – Commissioner
Some 30 employees, including teachers and other staff, of Public School Hyderabad were given Golden Handshake at a ceremony held at Committee Room of the school on Thursday. Divisional Commissioner Muhammad Abbas Baloch distributed the cheques.
These teachers and other staff members of Public School Hyderabad who have voluntarily retired, an official handout said.
Addressing the ceremony, Commissioner Abbas Baloch, who is also the Chairman of the Governing Body of the Public School Hyderabad said that despite the shortage of resources of the school, this is the first school where cheques have been distributed among the employees who have voluntarily retired under the Golden Handshake Scheme.
He said that school was suffering badly due to low enrollments of students and excessive recruitment of the staff but in spite of these all necessary steps are being taken to upgrade the public school under the existing resources.
He further said that the public school Hyderabad is a historical educational institution and the students studying here should be prepared in such a way that in future they may appear in CSS, PCS and other competitive examinations and may success and progress in every field.
He directed the Principal of Public School Hyderabad Imran Ahmed Larik to show his performance and bring this institution at par with IBA Sukkur and IBA Khairpur and also ensure the repair, cleanliness and painting works of the school.
Giving a briefing on the performance of the school, Principal Imran Ahmed Larik said that various programs have been started in the school to make the school run in a modern style and to meet the challenges of modern times. In the first phase, 13 laboratories of different subjects have been set up in different departments of the school at a cost of Rs.70 million and other development works are in progress.
He said that 31 members of the teaching and non-teaching staff of the school had applied for retirement out of which 30 applications have been approved and cheques of Rs.30 million are being given at today’s ceremony.
On the occasion, Commissioner Hyderabad suggested the employees who have voluntarily retired to start their own business with this money and stand on their own feet and support their families. (PR)