Land plots distribution to teachers begins in Ghazni
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The process of distributing land plots among teachers in southern Ghazni province started on Sunday through a draw, but some teachers alleged fraud in the secret balloting.
Former president Hamid Karzai had established a township for teachers in Ghazni City, but plots could not be distributed to teachers due to some problems.
However, the distribution of plots started on Sunday through a draw in the provincial capital Ghazni City.
Speaking at a gathering held in this regard, acting Governor Musa Khan Akbarzada said the township had passed all legal stages and the municipality had prepared its map.
He said the township would be built on 500 acres of land and plots would be first given to teachers in Ghazni City and then to teachers in districts.
Provincial education director Mohammad Abid Abid said 2200 teachers would be distributed plots during the ongoing phase.
He said there were a total of 2700 teachers in Ghazni City, but plots would be given to those having served as teachers for at least two years.
Ghazni City’s Shamir High School teacher, Syed Ahmad, told Pajhwok Afghan News: “We are only given documents, which too do not carry the signature of the governor. I think they are deceiving us and not giving us the plots.”
Another high school teacher from the city’s Nawabad area, Salehi, alleged that fraud had been committed in today’s draw because the beneficiaries included some newly-appointed teachers.
She said the township was situated in a far-off and insecure area and many teachers were likely to avoid building homes there.
The township is being built in Khanjar area eight kilometers from Ghazni City.
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