PESHAWAR: Of the total budget allocated for elementary and secondary education in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) for fiscal year 2013-14, a whopping 99% was spent on salaries and expenses of employees while a measly 1% went towards development work.
A survey conducted by Center for Government and Public Accountability (CGPA) revealed that half of the population in 13 districts of the province’s 25 districts was illiterate. These districts include Swabi, Upper Dir, Kohistan, Torghar, DI Khan, Tank, Buner, Shangla, Battagram, Bannu, Hangu, Charsadda and Lakki Marwat.
The survey report, which was released at a local hotel on Wednesday, stated the highest literary rate across the province is in Abbottabad with 86% of the men and 62% of women said to be literate. Torghar ranked the lowest with o