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Punjab Government instructs the managements of private schools not to impose books of private publishers

PUNJAB NEWSLINE BUREAU
July 28, 2020 04:21 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has directed the managements of private schools not to impose books, published by private publishers on the students studying in their schools and they should recommend the books only published by the certified institutes.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Punjab School Education Department said that the Director Education (SS) has issued letters to the managements of all private schools affiliated to the CBSE, ICSE and Punjab School Education Board. According to the spokesperson, the aim of this is to protect the interests of the students.

According to the spokesperson, some managements of private schools are imposing books, published by private publishers on the students studying in their schools. Students and their parents have to buy these books at exorbitant prices. In view of this the Education Department has taken the above decision.


 

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