Higher Education Dept seeks explanation from teachers receiving money under BISP
Following the revelation of teachers of government colleges receiving monetary assistance under the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) every month, the department of higher education of Punjab has asked these teachers to give explanation within three days, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.
Quoting sources, the channel reported that it had been revealed that those who received amounts under the BISP also included principal of a college followed by professors, associate professors and lecturers.
Their names are as under: Hafiz Mujeebur Rehman (lecturer), Abdur Rehman (lecturer), Assistant Professor Azra Parveen, Assistant Professor Rizwana Anjum, Assistant Professor Meher Ashiq Hussain, Assistant Professor Muhammad Ashraf, Assistant Professor Rizwan Ahmed Jan, Assistant Professor Muhammad Afzal, Associate Professor Mazhar Hussain, Principal Younus Hassan, Instructor Ghulam Samdani, Instructor Muhammad Umer, Instructor Yousaf Iqbal, Instructor Javed Iqbal and Lecturer Muhammad Iqbal Kamran.
Sources told 24News that PEEDA Act would be invoked against these teachers.
Reporter: Akmal Soomro