District Education Authority

District Education Authority Jhelum

 Mr. Wajid Hussain                                  Chief Executive Officer (Education) Jhelum  
 Cell No.  0333-5901193
 Office No.  0544-9270208
 Official Email Address  edo.edu.jhelum@gmail.com
 Office Address  Office of the CEO DEA Jhelum 

Establishment of District Education Authorities (DEAs) under PLGA, 2013

Vision Statement:-

  • Students’ assessment and examination.
  • Ranking of schools on terminal examination results and targets.
  • Promotion of co-curicular activities, sports, scouting, girl guide, red crescent.
  • Constitute school management councils to monitor academic activities.
  • Approval/re-appropriation of the budget and execution of development schemes.
  • Plan and finance maintenance of school, support enrolment and retention.

Functions of DEAs (Section 93):-

1. Establish, manage and supervise:

  • Primary, Elementary, Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools.
  • Adult literacy and Non-formal basic education.
  • Special Education institutions of the Government in the District. 

2. Implement policies and directions of the Government including achievement of KPIs set by the Government for education.      

3. Ensure:

  • Teaching, infrastructure, student safety and hygiene standards.
  • Minimum education standards for quality education as may be prescribed.

4. Undertake:

  • Students’ assessment and examinations.
  • Ranking of schools on terminal examination results and targets.
  • Promotion of co-curricular activities, sports, scouting, Girl Guide, Red Crescent.

5. Constitute school management councils to monitor academic activities.

6. Approval/re-appropriation of the budget and execution of development schemes.

7. Plan and finance maintenance of school, support enrolment and retention.

The stats for schools operating in the district of Jhelum are as below:

 Category of School Male Female
 Higher Secondary Schools 04 07
 High Schools 73 74
 Elementary Schools 57 82
 Model Elementary Schools     00 09
 Primary Schools 197 345
 Grand Total 331 508