Punjab education minister’s directions to private schools regarding books and uniforms

Punjab School Education Board, came after taking note of reports suggesting exploitation of parents of school children by certain private schools. Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla Saturday directed all private schools in the state to not force parents to buy books and uniforms from particular shops. The sale of uniforms and books within school premises has also been prohibited. The directives, meant for all private schools affiliated to the CBSE, ICSE and the Punjab School Education Board, came after taking note of reports suggesting exploitation of parents of school…

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Answer sheets, property papers ‘stolen’ from Punjab Univeristy prof’s residence

AN ASSOCIATE professor with the Department of Philosophy at Panjab University, Dr Shivani Sharma, has filed an FIR alleging that thieves have stolen four answer sheets of PU students along with her property documents from her house in the last few days. The FIR was registered at Sector 11 police station on Saturday. Sharma reported to police that the theft took place when she was shifting from Sector 11 to Sector 44 three days back. She stated in her complaint that she would submit a list of the other stolen…

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