In a significant move aimed at prioritizing education, the caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab, Mohsin Naqvi, has announced that teachers across the province will no longer be required to perform election duties during school hours. This decision was made during his visit to the Government Pilot Higher Secondary School on Wahdat Road.
The Chief Minister emphasized that the primary responsibility of teachers should be their educational duties during school hours. He believes that this change will allow teachers to focus solely on their teaching responsibilities, thereby improving the quality of education in the region.
In addition to this, the Chief Minister also ordered improvements to the school’s infrastructure, including classrooms, grounds, and canteen facilities. This decision came in response to requests from students, demonstrating the government’s commitment to enhancing the learning environment for Students.
Teachers Are No Longer Perform Election Duties 2023
To ensure the swift implementation of these improvements, the Secretary of Communication and Works was immediately summoned to the school. This indicates the urgency with which the government is treating these matters, reflecting its dedication to improving the state of education in Punjab.
Furthermore, in an effort to ease the financial burden on students, CM Mohsin Naqvi announced discounts for students on the Speedo Bus service. This initiative is expected to make commuting more affordable for students, thereby facilitating their access to education.
In his address to the media, the Chief Minister also revealed plans to establish Centres of Excellence across the province. However, he acknowledged that this ambitious project would require substantial funding, estimating a need for Rs. 20 to 25 billion to transform schools in the city into these centers of excellence.
This series of measures underscores the government’s commitment to prioritizing education and improving the conditions for both teachers and students in Punjab. It remains to be seen how these changes will be implemented and what impact they will have on the education sector in the province.