The government has directed the divisional commissioners to take necessary steps to stop coaching business.
It also asked them to give instructions to headmasters and school managing committees to take necessary steps for ensuring regular presence of students in schools.
The Ministry of Public Administration issued the directives at a recent coordination meeting with the divisional commissioners at the ministry’s conference room at Bangladesh Secretariat in the capital.
As per the minutes of the meeting, signed by the senior secretary of public administration ministry, Dr Mozammel Haque Khan, the divisional commissioners have been asked to increase inspections at schools and madrasas to ensure quality of education.
It also asked the divisional commissioners to expedite scouting activities at every school across the country.
The meeting directed the transport commissioner of Paribahan Pool, Munshi Shahabuddin, to provide vehicles for use at field-level government offices.
Munshi Shahabuddin informed the meeting that pickups would be provided to offices of the divisional commissioners for conducting mobile court drives.
He also informed that a process is underway to change vehicles of 125 upazila nirbahi officers (UNOs).
The transport commissioner urged the government to allocate abandoned land to Paribahan Pool for construction of dumping ground of vehicles.
The meeting also asked the Paribahan Pool authorities to gear up recruitment process of drivers for government vehicles.
Mozammel Haque Khan, who presided over the meeting, directed the transport commissioner to take necessary steps for auction of unfit vehicles.
The meeting issued directives to the divisional commissioners to complete work on construction of workshops at the divisional level.
The divisional commissioners were asked to take necessary steps to fill up the vacant non-cadre posts in administration.
The meeting also asked additional secretary of APD wing of the Ministry of Public Administration to create the post of ADC (Protocol) at district level for promotion of tourism.