Karachi: Although DJ Government Science College has been listed in National heritage buildings, Sindh education & Literacy department has only allocated sheer 250 rupees per annum for maintaining the centuries-old historic building of the prestigious educational institution. The management of the college has sent a number of applications to the concerned authorities in this regard but nobody is seriously considering increasing the budget for rehabilitation of this highly valuable and historical college, even the Breaches and crakes can clearly be seen in building.Famous personalities of the country have studied in the DJ College including the president of Pakistan. During an interview with the principal of the College professor Dr Arshad ; he briefed the history of the DJ Government Science College, that “the DJ Science College was initially a school/Madrsa, established by Diwan Deyawan Jethmal, a prominent Hindu philanthropist of his time, in the front of his home, located on M.A Jinnah road. “Later the East India Company promoted the Madrasa/school as Sindh Arts College by Lord Reay, Governor of Bombay, on 17 January 1882, while the foundation stone for this college was laid in 1882, by Lord Dufferin, Viceroy of India. After the completion of the present structure on 19 November 1887, the college was renamed D. J. Science College”, He Added.A teacher of physics department of the college Mr.Muneer Ahmad told that the college was initially in collaboration with the Bombay University and at that time PhD Classes had started in the college, however after Indo-Pak partition PhD classes were postponed due to affiliation problem . The college has produced big names in the field of education and many famous personalities have studied in the college including President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, renowned atomic scientist Dr.AQ khan, Education Minister, Sindh, Nisar khoro, Pakistan people party central parliamentarian(PPPP) leader Taj Hiader, Minister of Finance, Sindh Murad ali etc. However the Ministry of education has been transferred to the provincial Government after eighteenth amendment but the Sindh education & Literacy department has only allocated 250 rupees annually for the maintain ace of the centuries-old historic building . We have tried our level best to get this amount enhance from the Education and literacy department, however, all are requests are in vain he added.