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Punjab to Provide Free Education to Girls from Pre-primary to PhD

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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced that the government will sponsor the education of all girls from nursery to PhD in government schools and colleges.

 

Check out the list of other benefits:

  • Free textbooks for all students of government schools
  • A pilot project from July to promote English learning in schools. To begin with, two schools at all levels from  every block will have English medium instruction from next month.
  • Mulling over an increase in the budget allocated for education sector, five new colleges would be set up in the state this year
  • Wi-Fi facility will be provided for 13,000 primary schools and all 48 government colleges.