Punjab government imposed ban on mobile phones in all educational institutions: Report

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Punjab government imposed ban on mobile phones in all educational institutions: Report

*LAHORE: The provincial authorities have imposed a ban on usage of mobile phones in all educational institutions across Punjab’s capital Lahore.*

A notification for banning the usage of mobile phones has been issued by Punjab’s Directorate Public Instruction – Secondary Education (SE) which stated that cellphones and social media would not be allowed to be used in public schools.

The notification stated that the students below 16 will not be allowed to keep mobile along with them inside any educational institutions, otherwise, the authorities will take disciplinary against them over the violation of the regulations.

Earlier in October last year, the District Education Authority of Multan had banned the use of mobile phones link inside the public schools.

CEO Education Multan had announced that cellphones would be submitted with the principal and the teachers would get it back before leaving the school.

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