Power-less Lakki schools

LAKKI MARWAT - The newly built incomplete building of government girls degree college has no internal electrification, clean drinking water, functional latrines and other lacks facilities both for students and teachers hampering the teaching and learning activities to greater extent.
During a visit to the college by district development advisory committee's chairperson and PTI female MPA Zarin Zia on Tuesday, it was revealed that the college building was still incomplete despite the fact that its completion date was June 30, 2013.
Due to negligence and slackness on part of concerned officials of communication and works department the contractors used substandard material in the building besides internal electrification was not completed. The only tube well is out of function making the teachers, students and other employees to face the problem of shortage of water.
The academic block and other portions of the college speak about the apathy of C&W officials as over 250 female students are forced to take classes in two or three rooms.  The female lawmaker was informed that quarters concerned of communication and works department had not made payments to the Wapda for installation of electricity metres in the college.
Zia took serious notice of the situation and reiterated that she would not compromise on the promotion of female education in the district. "Such attitude on part of officials concerned clearly indicate that they are not dedicated to their profession and female education in the area as well," she told. She said that C&W officials and contractors would face the music for wrongdoings on their parts in execution of public sector projects.
He told that she would request the chief minister and provincial higher education minister to order an inquiry into the use of substandard construction material in the college project and punish the C&W officials besides blacklisting the contractors and construction firms if found guilty.
Drive against food adulteration
Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has intensified ongoing campaign against food adulteration in the city and rural areas.
In this regard, Assistant Commissioner (Shalimar) Shazia Qazi, during checking in G-11 Markaz, imposed heavy fines on the food outlets for violation of the sanitation and hygiene rules. She issued notices to many food outlets to improve the hygiene and sanitary conditions forthwith failing which their challans would be sent to the court of law.
Meanwhile, AC (Saddar) Rabia Aurangzeb, during checking in Tarnol, Sara-e-Kharbuza, imposed fines on a hotel, bakers shop and a butchers shop for unhygienic conditions at the premises and violating the sanitation and food laws.

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