Uninterrupted power supply demanded in ICT schools

Friday, May 24, 2024

Islamabad:Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training has requested the Power Division (Ministry of Energy) to ensure the provision of uninterrupted electricity in the government schools of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) in order to save the students especially till grade-5th from the scorching heatwave.

According to the details, in this regard Secretary, the Ministry of Federal Education has written a letter to the Ministry of Energy (Power Division), drawing the attention of relevant authorities towards power outrage during school hours in ICT. “Thousands of students at present are studying in more than 400 schools/ colleges of Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) under this Ministry are suffering inversely due to extreme hot summer under the scorching temperature of 40 degree Celsius.”

“Moreover, unprecedented power outrage in the country as well in ICT during school hours add further miseries to the students of schools/colleges,” the letter said. “As numerous cases are reported during school hours in the number of schools/ colleges regarding unconsciousness and dehydration of students due to hot weather and absence of electricity,” the Education Ministry’s letter said.