Islamabad. April 6 (APP): President Dr. Arif Alvi has emphasized the need to develop a curriculum to effectively meet the educational needs of special students and said that the curriculum should change the attitudes of the society towards special people. should be paid attention to.
According to the statement issued by the press wing of the President's House, the President expressed these views while presiding over the meeting regarding the facility of special persons in the President's House here on Thursday. Secretaries of provincial social welfare departments and representatives of various government institutions participated in the meeting. He said that there is a need to develop a curriculum to effectively meet the educational needs of special students.
The President said that the curriculum should focus on changing the attitudes of the society towards special people, special people have to face various difficulties including negative attitudes and discrimination in their daily life. Dr. Arif Alvi said that there is an immediate need to fill the job quota of federal and provincial governments to financially empower special people.
The President was also briefed in the meeting on various measures taken for special persons. In the briefing, the President was informed that the Ministry of Education will start the first phase of the training program for 120 teachers in May to meet the educational needs of the disabled. Completed six teacher training programs at divisional level. The President appreciated the teacher training programs of the federal and Sindh governments for special children. On this occasion, Chairman NADRA informed about the measures taken for the convenience of special persons. It was informed in the briefing that free special identity cards are being provided to special people, NADRA teams are visiting residences in Islamabad and Rawalpindi for registration of special people.
It was further informed in the briefing that the registration service of special persons will be extended to Lahore and Karachi also, NADRA has organized 42 awareness sessions for its employees to provide services to special persons in a better way, while for the convenience of special persons, NADRA A separate feature is being added to the helpline. The President was informed that the Ministry of Human Rights and Nautik have held meetings with the International Labor Organization and the World Health Organization with the aim of designing skill sets for special people.
On the occasion, President Dr. Arif Alvi said that a dynamic master list of skills/occupations for special persons should also be prepared along with a list of facilities and benefits offered to special persons. The meeting was also told about the facilities provided by the provincial governments to special people.
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