Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and the Indus Resource Center (IRC) has joined hands for the adoption of two schools in remote areas of Khairpur, Sindh.
PTCL is to support IRC to run the primary schools where they will be providing quality education to the local community. The schools play an integral part in promoting education in the vicinity but also supports girls’ education through progressive policies. Currently the schools have 46% girls enrolled at school.
Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer PTCL, speaking on the occasion said,
“Education is the only way to build a progressive and enlightened society. PTCL is committed to play its part in ensuring that youth from all segments of our communities get an equal opportunity to learn, grow and get quality education.
We are proud to partner with IRC as their contribution is commendable in providing quality education in remote and underprivileged areas of Sindh.”
Mrs. Sadiqa Salahuddin, Executive Director IRC, speaking about the partnership said,
“We appreciate PTCL’s support and collaboration and we expect to make this partnership an exemplary practice for CSR. As education is a fundamental right of all children, we ensure provision of good quality education that requires collaborative efforts from all stakeholders including civil society and corporate sector.”
IRC has a long history of running its schools in Sindh and adopting government schools in order to provide quality education to the people. Both the organizations see the partnership as a step in the right direction for a progressive Pakistan.