LAHORE: Punjab Schools’ Education Department has announced summer vacations from June 1 to August 15, 2015 with forbidding holding summer camps and charging fees for the entire holidays to all the private schools.

A per the annual calendar Punjab Schools Education Department announced summer vacations from June 1 to August 15 with allowing the private schools to hold summer camps but without charging fees for the camps. However, almost all the private schools are charging fees from the students for the months of summer vacations on the name of summer camps.

In this regard, Executive District Officer (Education) said that besides the government schools all the private schools would have to obey the notification from first of June and they are not authorised to charge fees for summer vacations and in case of any violation stern action would be initiated against them.––Staff Reporter