ISLAMABAD: Over the past 4 years, the federal authorities didn’t open any new faculty in Islamabad however quite a few madressahs cropped up within the capital territory.
Based on a modern survey, the variety of seminaries within the federal capital stands at 374 and a majority of them are unregistered.
The survey carried out by the capital administration confirmed that the federal government had no affect over a majority of the seminaries as 205 of the spiritual establishments have been unregistered.
Apparently, the spiritual seminaries (374) outnumbered the capital’s 348 instructional establishments (191 main, 60 center and ninety seven excessive faculties). Nevertheless, forty three larger secondary faculties, that are usually thought-about as inter-schools, aren’t included within the listing of faculties.
The brand new residential sectors of G-thirteen and G-14 haven’t any public faculties however various seminaries are working there. “For the final a few years, we couldn’t assemble any new faculty,” confirmed an official of the Federal Directorate of Schooling (FDE).
An official of the ICT administration stated since 2013 various new madressahs had been established in numerous elements of the capital.
“I personally know that six new madressahs, together with one unauthorised, have been constructed over the past a couple of years,” stated the ICT administration official.
He stated spiritual seminaries belonging to 4 faculties of thought have been working in Islamabad with the Deobandis topping the listing adopted by the Barelivis, Ahl-i-Hadis and Shias. A supply stated over 25,000 college students have been pursuing schooling within the 374 madressahs having boarding amenities. The supply stated round 12,000 of the scholars belonged to Islamabad and the remaining have been from different cities and cities.
The survey was carried out on the path of Inside Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, apparently after the current spike in terror actions within the nation. The survey is being carried out in two phases. Within the first part, the standing of the seminaries was checked to evolve in the event that they have been registered or not.
Through the second part, the Capital Improvement Authority (CDA) will verify whether or not each the registered and unregistered seminaries are working on encroached land or not. The CDA may even examine the dimensions of the land, the constructing plan, violation of the constructing plan and the non-conforming use of the plots.
“The primary a part of the survey has been accomplished and work is underway to finish the second part,” stated a supply within the ICT administration. He stated the essential function of the survey was to place an finish to the mushroom progress of unregistered seminaries which continued since 1980, notably within the rural areas of the capital.
The supply stated there have been additionally unauthorised mosques. After receiving path from the native administration, the CDA constructing management part held a gathering on Friday, which was chaired by the director constructing management.
An official, who attended the assembly, informed Daybreak that groups had been shaped to finish the duty of checking the buildings plans of the madressahs and the standing and measurement of their plots.
When contacted, Constructing Management Director Shafi Marwat refused to share the CDA plan to finish the duty. “At this time, we held a gathering relating to madressahs however at this stage I can’t share any info with you,” he stated.
In the meantime, some officers of the FDE stated there was a dire want for the institution of latest faculties within the capital. They stated the federal government was specializing in the multi-billion Prime Minister’s Schooling Reforms Programme for enhancing bodily infrastructure of the tutorial establishments however no focus was being paid on the opening of latest faculties.
Nevertheless, an official of CADD stated for the forthcoming finances the institution of 5 new secondary faculties (two in G-thirteen, one every in sector G-14, Margalla City and Pakistan City) had been permitted.
As well as, he added, efforts can be made for getting funds for the development of 5 new main faculties which have been permitted in 2014.
Revealed in Daybreak, March 18th, 2017
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