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12 December, 2020 Views 1349

The Government To Provide Relief Package To Private Educational Institutes

The federal government has announced to provide the relief package to the private educational institutes affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The members of the association of private institutes met with the secretary of education to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 on the closure of the schools. The delegation proposed several measures by considering the current situation of the pandemic so that the students continue to study without any disturbance in the academic schedule. As per the sources, it is also decided to direct the students to visit the school at least once a week to submit their homework.

Fee Structure Of Private Schools

There are many private schools that have a low fee structure and are unable to facilitate the students in the time of the pandemic. To support such schools the government has announced to grant interest-free loans and the authorities have extended the registration of the private schools for one year. The federal board of intermediate and secondary education has also extended the date of the submission of the admission forms. Besides this, the association of private institutes urged the concerned officials to reopen the schools across Pakistan according to the announced date i.e. 11th January 2021. 

The decision of Federal Education Minister

The meeting of the National Committee and Command Center was held on 23rd November afterward it was decided by the education ministers to shut down the educational institutes due to rapid transmission of coronavirus. The institutes will remain closed till 10th January 2021. In the first week of January, the ministers will monitor the situation to take further decisions. To save the time of the students all the institutes have arranged online classes and the students are attending the online lectures regularly. According to the NCOC instructions, the online classes will continue till 24th December and then the winter vacations will start.