68 Ph.D. students from completely different public sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), who went overseas after receiving scholarships via the Greater Schooling Fee (HEC), didn’t return to Pakistan after finishing their analysis.
Total, 734 Ph.D. students from KP have gone overseas on HEC scholarships within the final 10 years.
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550 out of the 734 Ph.D. students returned to Pakistan after efficiently finishing their levels, 42 returned both after failing or with out finishing their levels, and 74 are nonetheless learning overseas.
HEC has launched these figures beneath the KP Proper to Entry to Info Act, 2013.
In line with the HEC, the nationwide exchequer has incurred a lack of Rs. 1 billion by the hands of each the absconders and unsuccessful Ph.D. students.
HEC has initiated authorized proceedings towards them with the intention to recuperate the losses together with a 25% penalty and forwarded their instances to FIA, Overseas Workplace, and NADRA for additional motion.
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As per official figures, 10 school members of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Girls College Peshawar owe greater than Rs. 136 million to the HEC, 2 of Khyber Medical College owe Rs. 20 million, and a pair of of Islamia School College owe Rs. 20 million.
Furthermore, 17 school members of Kohat College of Science and Know-how owe greater than Rs. 96 million to the HEC, 5 of College of Engineering owe Rs. 10 million, and 5 of Malakand College owe Rs 28.3 million.
Apart from, 2 school members of Shaheed Benazir College, Higher Dir, 11 of Hazara College, 10 of College of Peshawar, 6 of Institute of Administration Sciences, and seven of Abdul Wali Khan College owe hundreds of thousands to HEC as effectively.