Govt to establish 150 science clubs in schools: Kamran Bangash
PESHAWAR: Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Science & Technology and Information Technology, Kamran Bangash said that the government would establish 150 science clubs in government schools throughout the province.
While addressing a ceremony to mark the World Science Day at Government Girls High School Gulbahar, Peshawar on Sunday he said that the present era was the era of science and IT and every field could improve its performance by adopting digitalization. He said that the Department of Science & Technology and Information Technology was utilizing all the available resources for introducing digitalization of all the departments of the government.
He stated that the government had taken concrete steps for the promotion of information technology from schools to universities level and male and female students were being given training on various features of digitalization which had borne far reaching results, adding that the main objective behind the establishment of 150 science clubs in government schools was to provide a suitable environment to the students for doing scientific research.
Lauding the efforts of the Department of Science & Technology and Information Technology, he said that the celebration of the World Science Day on government level was a proof that his department was dynamic and active in playing its due role. He also presented a cheque of Rs 50,000 to the principal of the school for holding the World Science Day in a proper way.
He was accompanied by the Director General, Science & Technology, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr Khalid Khan, visited the IT stalls and handed over the guide book to the school’s administration on behalf of the Directorate of Science & Technology, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.—APP