Announcing the new academic year, the Punjab Education Department has said that the new academic year will be from August 1 to March 31, 2022.
The notification issued by the education department said that the decision would be applicable to all educational institutions in Punjab.
Due to the Corona epidemic, Lahore, Gujarat, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan, Sialkot, Faisalabad and Rawalpindi were extended for another month to ensure 100% attendance in schools.
In areas where 20 cases of corona are occurring, school attendance will be 50%, while other districts will have 100% attendance.
Earlier, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood had announced that from March 1, educational institutions across the country would be opened with 100 percent attendance. Contrary to the decision of the federal government, it has been decided to maintain 50 percent attendance in Sindh schools.