Punjab CM Naqvi approves upgradation of 216 govt schools
By News Desk
August 24, 2023 12:10 PM
Chairing a meeting held in Lahore to discuss improvements in the administrative and academic affairs of schools, the chief minister also sought from concerned officials a workable plan in this connection.
He said that upgraded schools would be called Punjab Public Schools.
The CM was told on the occasion that one school for boys and one for girls in each division would be upgraded.
ln all, 216 government schools in Punjab would be upgraded, he was informed.
Furthermore, the chief minister was told, training courses would be arranged for the teachers of model schools at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and the University of Management and Technology (UMT) for their capacity building.
Not only that, he was briefed, the standard of government schools would be brought at par with that of some of the best private schools of the province.
It was informed that the services of best visiting teachers would be hired for these schools.
Apart from that schools would have state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, the meeting was told.
Besides that, it was informed, a special wing would be set up under the Danish Schools Authority in order to look after the administrative affairs of these schools.
Punjab chief secretary, secretary finance and other concerned officials attended the meeting.
Reporter: Saud Butt