Education Department : Gilgit-Baltistan
1947: At the time of independence there were 80 primary and 3 middle schools
1947-75: The Administration of Education Department was looked after by the respective Political Agent/ Deputy Commissioner of the Agency /District.
1976-78: Directorate of Education was established under the Federal Ministry of Education Islamabad.
1979: Transferred to KA & NA Division Islamabad.
1994: Elevated as full fledged Department at G-B Level
2009: Under the new Gilgit-Baltistan Self Governance and empowerment Order, powers delegated to new political setup.