Punjab Education Minister Dr. Murad Raas asked private school owners in the province to cut 20% fees in connection with the spread of coronavirus on Tuesday.
For the months of April and May, the application was made. Murad Raas chaired a meeting in which private school fees were checked.
Due to the existing situation, the Minister asked the private school owners not to fire a teacher.
Punjab authorities have also started preparations for introducing an online system for conducting academic sessions and classes in universities across the province.
The decision was taken to reduce burden and educational loss of the students amid the closure of all institutions due to coronavirus pandemic.
A committee had been established to complete the task over the directives of Punjab’s Minister for Higher Education Khawaja Yasir Humayun. PHEC Chairman Professor Dr Fazl Khalid is appointed as convenor of the committee which has been tasked to finalise the suject-wise schedule of the curriculum.