2716 new educational institutions enrolled in MPO...

2716 new educational institutions enrolled in MPO

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:44 PM, 6 July 2022   Updated: 08:23 PM, 6 July 2022

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This year, 2,716 new educational institutions of the Secondary and Higher Education Division and the Technical and Madrasah Education Division have been newly enrolled in the MPO.

This information was given in a notification sent from the Ministry of Education on Wednesday.

According to the Ministry of Education, after the approval from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), a decision has been taken to enroll 2,716 private educational institutions under MPO. 

The Education Minister will give details in this regard at a press conference at 1 pm.

According to the Ministry of Education, 2,051 lower secondary and secondary level schools and higher secondary and degree colleges have been included in the MPO. At the technical and madrasa level, 665 educational institutions have been enrolled in MPO. Among the 2,051 new MPO-registered educational institutions under the Secondary and Higher Education Division, there are 666 lower secondary schools, 1,122 secondary schools, 136 higher secondary schools, 109 higher secondary colleges and 18 degree colleges.

Among the 665 MPO-registered educational institutions under the Technical and Madrasah Education Division, there are 97 SSC Vocational or Dakhil Vocational, 200 HSC Business Management and Technology, two Diploma in Agriculture, 264 Dakhil Madrasas, 85 Alim Madrasas, 6 Fazil Madrasas and 11 Kamil Madrasas.

Earlier, the MPO Verification-Selection Committee made a preliminary list of private educational institutions for MPO enrollment. The list was sent to the Education Minister for approval. After the approval of the Education Minister, it was sent to the Prime Minister’s Office. The MPO registration is finalized after the approval of the Prime Minister.

On September 30, the Ministry of Education issued a public notification to enroll private educational institutions (schools and colleges) under the MPO. The notification asked to apply for MPO registration from October 10 to 31.

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