ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Finance Asad Umar presided over the meeting of executive committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) here today.
During the meeting, ECNEC had detailed discussion on matters pertaining to the project regarding Operation of Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) in the country. The committee accorded approval for revised project with a total cost of Rs4058.158 million, clearing the previous liabilities and six months expenses of the current financial year up to December 2018. This will be subject to verification of personnel and facilities by NADRA/Distt. Administration concerned.
The Basic Education Community Schools project is based on non-formal basic education system where the community provides for the premises while expenses on teachers’ honorarium, utility bills, text books etc are met by the federal government.