Rawalpindi - As many as 50 government schools of district Rawalpindi will be supplied electricity under solar system.

Punjab government has decided to supply electricity to 10000 schools throughout province in the current fiscal year under solar system rather than WAPDA.

Education department has evolved scheme in pursuance of directives of chief minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif to provide electricity to 5000 out of 10000 schools under solar system in the first phase where the supply of electricity under WAPDA system stands ruled out. Among them 50 schools have been selected in three Tehsils of district Rawalpindi. These Tehsils include Murree, Kahuta and Kotli Sattian.