SHC issues notice to education dept for not updating computer science book

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday issued notice to the education departmenet for failure to update the 9th class computer science textbook.

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The aforementioned textbook has not been updated since past 20 years, as SHC issued notice to the Science and Technology Federation, Secretary and Chief Secretary besides the education department with a July 10 deadline given to make the required changes.

The petition was submitted by famous TV personality Waqar Zaka in the high court. The case was heard by Justice Aqeel Abassi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan with secretary IT, chief secretary IT and education minister made litigant.

The application stated that the textbook has not been updated for the past two decades and the education dept failed to educate the students about recent technological advancements.

The court gave the litigants a deadline till July 10 to make the required changes in the textbook.

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