In order to promote quality education, the Punjab government has approved the Khadim-e-Punjab Schools programme under which additional classrooms will be constructed in schools all over the province. Moreover, it is also praiseworthy to mention that besides this, construction work will also be carried out speedily on repairs of dilapidated school buildings. Since education is among the top priorities of government, therefore, a number of other revolutionary steps have also been taken which are unprecedented in the history of the country. The government has awarded 150,000 scholarships worth Rs. 7.5 billion to bright and deserving students who otherwise do not have the means to bear their educational expenses.

Under the aim of benefiting students from under privileged areas, the government introduced the Education Voucher Scheme. The government also initiated Prime Minister’s Youth Laptop programme . Likewise, Teacher Induction Programs have also been launched so that the quality of education improves. It is hoped that government will continue to make such efforts in the future.

SYED ALI QASIM,

Lahore, August 15.