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Six new degree colleges approved for Rawalpindi district.

RAWALPINDI, July 11, 2010 (Balochistan Times): A total of six more new degree colleges including five for boys would be constructed in Rawalpindi district during the financial year 2010-11 with the funds provided by Punjab government. According to sources the classes would be initiated in all six new colleges from September 2011. The approved colleges are including five boys colleges Government boys degree college Rehmatabad, Hazara colony, Liaquat Bagh, Dhoke Sayedan and Kotli Satayan.While one Girls Degree College would also be constructed in Dhoke Sayedan. Likewise admissions in 4 colleges approved last year are being initiated from September 1 as appointment of teachers and non teaching staff is completed there. The colleges which have already been completed are included Government Girls Degree Colleges in Rehmatabad, Sihal, Phagwarri Murree and Government Boys Degree College Chakbeli Khan. Meanwhile permission of provincial higher authorities have been sought for initiating technical education in 37 colleges of the district in a bid to prepare more and more technical students. In case of permission granted all colleges would start mechanical engineering, civil engineering, surveyor architect and all departments of engineering. Girls students could also get technical education. A Summery sent to Punjab authorities says that infrastructure is present in all 37 colleges of the district : only teachers are needed if technical teachers are provided engineering education could be initiated in all colleges of the district. The move would resolve the scarcity of technical colleges in Rawalpindi as technically equipped students could be prepared, who could be sent abroad for earning precious foreign exchange.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jul 11, 2010
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