Around 80pc school buildings crumbling in Sujawal district.

THATTA -- Newly-appointed government teachers in Sujawal district are facing numerous problems as around 80 per cent of school buildings in the district are in a dilapidated condition and posing a serious threat to the lives of students and staff.

The recent appointment of teachers had brought hope of educational uplift in an otherwise underprivileged district, but lack of facilities and crumbling infrastructure of school buildings have marred the optimism of students and their parents.

According to the information gathered by this correspondent, there are six middle schools for boys in Jati taluka and three of them are functioning in the buildings of primary schools. The buildings of two schools are in a dilapidated condition.

A teacher, Abdul Jabbar Zaunr, revealed that there were many schools here but only to be shown in the record; actually they did not exist. There was a considerable number of schools in the district that had been closed owing to the dearth of resources and indifference of local communities that appeared unaware of the importance of education, he said.

Lives of staff, students under threat, warn teachers

'Imparting quality education is a challenge to the newly-appointed teachers in Sujawal,' he said.

According to the data collected by Dawn on Thursday, out of the 495 primary schools, 239 are likely to...

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