KARACHI: The Sindh federal government signed agreements on Monday to contract out 32 schools to private sector education and learning monitoring organisations (EMOs) in the province.
According to the agreements, 32 schools, including 13 USAID schools, will certainly be contracted out to EMOs created under USAID’s Sindh Basic Education and learning Program (SBEP).
The pacts were authorized at a ceremony held at the CM House. Institution Education Assistant Akbar Laghari and also office-bearers from 3 successful EMOs– Sindh Madressatul Islam Board (SMB), Dare-i-Arqam Schools (Pvt.) Ltd. and also MDZed (Pvt) Ltd– signed the agreements to handle the colleges for 10 years.
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The SMB will certainly handle 4 newly-constructed schools with USAID assistance and 10 other Sindh government colleges in Malir and West districts of Karachi.
The Dare-i-Arqam Schools will certainly run 4 newly-constructed institutions and four organized institutions in district Qambar-Shahdadkot, while MDZed (Pvt) Ltd will take care of five newly-constructed institutions as well as 5 other Sindh government institutions in the areas of Kashmore and Jacobabad.
The US federal government with USAID is adding $159.2 million for the SBEP whereas the Sindh federal government is likewise providing $10m as cost-sharing for the exact same.
The event was additionally attended by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Education And Learning Priest Syed Sardar Shah, USA Consul General Mark Stroh and other officials from the USAID.