Minister concerned at lack of facilities at public schools

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Punjab Minister for School Education Rana Sikandar Hayat paid a surprise visit to two schools at Kot Radha Kishan and expressed concern over a lack of basic facilities.

The minister has started surprise visits to monitor the government educational institutions and the facilities provided to students.

During his visit to the government girls and boys high schools at Kot Radha Kishan, Mr Hayat visited their various sections, besides the ongoing examination process.

He expressed his anger over a lack of adequate light, cleanliness and clean drinking water in the classrooms, besides non-functionality of the computer lab and directed the schools` administration to make it functional immediately. He also announced the installation of a water filtration plant in the school.

He said the surprise visits were aimed to improve the quality of government schools, adding that he would take measures for the improvement of academic activities and provision of adequate facilities to the students.

Acknowledgement: Published in Daily Dawn News on 28th March 2024.

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