Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa approves increase of merit scholarships for talented students

Peshawar: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Amir Haider Khan Hoti has approved the increase of merit scholarships for the talented deserving students of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from 10 to 20 numbers in Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Topi.

It merit to mention that GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology has earned a name of higher learning, domestically and internationally and the efforts of provincial government to support students to studying in this Institute is indeed laudable. Similarly, this support is being length to only needy students in their pursue top higher education which makes its all the more appreciable. It is clarified that the course of instruction at GIK Institute extends over a period of four years.

According the provincial government awards, scholarships to 40 students at a time that is 10 scholarships in each class with a maximum financial implications of Rs. 12 million per annum at the rate of Rs. 3 lakh per student per year. As a result of increase the number of scholarships from 10 to 20, its financial implications would be Rs. 24 million from the current year 2011-12 and that too subject to no change in fees / scholarship amount. In fact the government is pursuing the basic principle in the education sector that any bonified student resident of the province, who is otherwise qualified to pursue a marketable course of study should not be deprived of pursuing it for want of financial resources at his or her disposal.

Keeping this end in view, the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has approved the number of scholarships from 10 to 20 in the GIK Institute Topi, Swabi from the year 2011-12 in order to facilitate maximum deserving students of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to get admission in the prestigious institutions.

For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: +9291 921 6889 (Ext 106)

2 Responses to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa approves increase of merit scholarships for talented students

  1. Nasir khan says:


    we appreciate that CM,Khyber pakhtunkhwa has increased scholarship for students and recently approved bill for lecturers who were availing their salaries from annual developmental program fund and their services were no long.but on other hand number of employees who are working in various departments since long period against regular seats under developmental program funds and they r performing duties with honest and so on….,
    there is no justice with them,so government of KPK may please also give justice to them and secure their jobs and may approve resolution through assembly to regularize their jobs whose r working in health departments,power dept,irrigation dept and planning & development department.
    thats humble request to Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to may look over it.

  2. Nasir khan says:

    Bashir bilour is senior minister of province and they are not solving the probleums of project contract employees who are working from 2002 in continuation of their services in various departments and same nature contract project lecturers who started their services in 2007-08 and they become regularized through asembly resolution recently in september 2011.
    so plz may provide justice to other project employees who are working from long time in various departments.