Girls in primary schools to get stipends
KARACHI: Sindh’s senior minister for education and literacy, Pir Mazharul Haq, announced that an annual stipend will be given to girls studying from grades one to five.
It is currently being paid to girls studying from grades six to eight. “We are paying them Rs2,600 per year,” said Haq. Besides this, 15,000 other students, who passed a written test set by the Syed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology are also being paid Rs1,500 per month.