Lahore: The Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has ordered all the schools’ management to cut fee by 20% here on Tuesday.
This decision was made by the Punjab government to ease people amid coronavirus outbreak. The decision is applicable throughout the province during the quarantine holidays.
Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has announced on Monday. He took to his twitter handle and wrote,
“The Punjab government has decided that the fee will be collected on a monthly basis.”
ہم نے فیصلہ کیا ہے کہ چھٹیوں کے دوران پنجاب کے تمام سکولوں کی فیس 20 فیصد کم اور صرف ماہانہ بنیاد پر وصول کی جائے
اس دوران سکولوں کو تمام اساتذہ اور سٹاف کی تنخواہوں کی مکمل اور بروقت ادائیگی کا پابند بنایا جائے گا اور کسی سکول کو ٹیچرز یا سٹاف کو نکالنے کی اجازت نہیں دی جائےگی
— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) April 6, 2020
The CM further cleared that during the quarantine holidays, the management from different schools should make clear that no staff will be fired during these days. All the teachers and other staff members will be given their salaries on time.
Moreover, while speaking to the media persons earlier, he further said that,
“The field hospitals have been set up in Gujranwala, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, and Jhelum.”
He announced that almost 15 million people had applied for the “Insaf Imdad Programme” that was launched by the government earlier.