Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Rains pose grave danger to dilapidated school buildings

Rawalpindi, Rains posture grave peril to the 272 haggard structures of government schools in the region. Upwards of 57 such structures are available in Rawalpindi and 18 of them are very nearly fall.

So also, 150 non-public schools are being keep running in weather beaten structures in Rawalpindi. The nearby administration has pronounced 150 structures perilous, however 18 structures are in a dangerous condition, especially in overwhelming downpours.

The unsafe structures are situated in Bhabra Bazaar, Shah Chan Chiragh, Saidpuri Gate and Lunda Bazaar, Nishtarabad, Chittian Hattian, Peshawari Gali, Mohallah Waris Khan, Bohar Bazaar, New Sarafa Bazaar, Dhakki Mohallah, Nayya Mohallah, Mohallah Niarian, Bazaar Talwaran, Purana Qila, College Road, Shah Chan Bazaar, Mochi Bazaar, Raja Bazaar, Chachi Mohallah, Alam Khan Road, Jhangi Mohallah, Rani Bazaar and Chowk Bansanwala.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Director Dr. Muhammad Hanif told 'The News' that shady climate would proceed with interims in the twin urban communities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad amid the present month. He cautioned the inhabitants of low-lying ranges to stay alarm round the clock, especially during the evening.

The senior authorities of the training division, on the state of namelessness, said that the tops of a few structures had gave way and schoolchildren were moved to different classrooms which were nearly more secure.

The top of the left divide of Government Islamia Higher Secondary School No-1 close Liaquat Bagh has broke down, while the top of the right partition is very nearly crumple and could fall at whatever time. The school organization has proclaimed both parts (left and right) hazardous and 'no-go ranges' for understudies for a considerable length of time.

The senior instructors, on the state of obscurity, said that water entered classrooms to further harm the weather beaten building. The breaks are showing up ceaselessly yet the legislature and applicable powers are not intrigued by getting the assets discharged for repair of such structures, they said.

Punjab Teachers Association District President Chaudhry Saghir Alam said that the common government conducted a review of the risky structures however did not take measures to repair them.

At the point when 'The News' reached Executive District Officer (EDO) Education Qazi Zahoor-ul-Haq, he conceded that the division had announced 270 structures unfit for use and looked for monetary assistance from the commonplace government for their repair. He said "We will begin development take a shot at dangerous structures when assets are discharged."

He said the common government had paid heed to infringements on school land in the region and was attempting to settle it.

Conversing with 'The News,' individuals communicated worry over the broken down structures in their regions and spoke to the concerned powers to determine this issue promptly to stay away from any untoward episode.

Extra District Collector General (ADCG) Imran Qureshi conceded that feeble structures in the city are posturing chance the lives of schoolchildren. "We are chalking out an all-inclusive strategy to end this issue," he asserted.