During the recent Eid holidays, the Punjab School Education Department launched an initiative to provide free textbooks to students from grade 1 to matriculation(Class 10th) in public schools in Rawalpindi, Chakwal, Jhelum, and other districts. This move was made following the removal of the Urdu medium system from government schools.
The aim was to ensure that all students, irrespective of their financial background, have access to educational resources. By offering free textbooks, a significant number of students in the region will benefit, and education in English-medium institutions will receive a boost.
In addition, the Punjab School Education Department sent an extra 10 percent of textbooks to all 36 districts in Punjab, with a focus on new students who had just joined schools.
These textbooks have been distributed to all students who were unable to acquire them for free before Eid.
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The Punjab School Education Department has done an outstanding job of ensuring that all students have access to educational materials. With these efforts, more students will have the opportunity to learn and succeed in their academic pursuits.