Results of this year’s JSC, PEC and equivalent examinations have been published. The countrywide pass percentage in Junior School Certificate-JSC and Junior Dakhil Certificate Examinations-JDC is 93 point zero six. A total number of two lac 87 thousand 588 students obtained GPA-5. The average pass percentage in JSC examinations held under eight general education boards is 92 point 89 while it is 94 point 2 in JDC examinations held under Madrasa Education Board. Rajshahi Education Board achieved best results with pass percentage of 97 point 68 while Comilla Board obtained lowest pass percentage of 89 point 68.
Meanwhile, the countrywide average pass percentage in Primary Education Completion and Ibtedayee Education Completion examinations is 98 point 51. The division wise pass percentage are Dhaka-98 point 54. Rajshahi-98 point 57, Sylhet-97 point 25, Khulna-98 point 64, Chittagong 98 point 75, Barisal-99 point zero nine and Rangpur 98 point 34. Two lac 81 thousand 898 students obtained GPA-5 in PEC while 5 thousand 948 students obtained GPA-5 in Ibtedayee.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed satisfaction with the results of Primary and Junior School Certificate- PEC and JSC and equivalent examinations. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Primary and Mass Education Minister Mustafizur Rahman Fizar handed over the results to the Prime Minister at Gonobhaban this morning. She thanked the girl students for achieving better results and obtaining higher number of GPA-5 than the boys and said educated women would play a vital role in alleviating poverty in the country. Sheikh Hasina directed the teachers to groom the students properly so that they can contribute to the overall progress of the country by maintaining the trend of success.
No programme will be allowed at open spaces in the capital on the 31st night in the interest of overall security. Disclosing this at a press briefing DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Miah said all bars in the city would remain closed from 5 in the afternoon till 6 next morning. Asaduzzaman Miah also said exploding of crackers and fire works, reckless driving of cars and motorcycles would also be violation of law. DMP has requested the residents of Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara to return to their living places within 8 pm on that night to ensure security during celebration of Christian New Year’s Day in the diplomatic zone. It was also stated at the briefing that no outsiders would be permitted to enter at Dhaka University area after 6 pm on that day.
Jatiya Party Chairman and Prime Minister’s special envoy Hussain Muhammad Ershad has said his party would take part in the next parliamentary elections under the present government. Speaking at a news conference at Emmanuel Convention Center in the capital, he also said JP is taking preparation to contest election unilaterally. Ershad said Jatiya Party did not take part in the just concluded district council election due to absence of people’s participation. The JP Chairman expressed hope that the ongoing dialogue of the president with political parties on formation of the election commission would be fruitful.
KABIKHA is going to be renamed as KABITA as all projects under the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry would be provided with money instead of rice and wheat from this year. The alternative has been planned to reduce corruption, irregularities and the subsequent strings of trials and suits in the sector. Disclosing this to ATN Bangla the Secretary of the concerned ministry Shah Kamal said he thinks the corruption in the name of system loss would be reduced to much extent in the changed project system. He also said that about half of the allotted money of 27 hundred crore taka in the ministry would be spent on solar power sector to comply with the Prime Minister’s announcement of reaching cent percent electricity facility to the country. The people legible for receiving relief would from now on get solar power panel instead of rice and wheat.