Ten New Universities to be opened across Punjab province in one year: Media Report

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Ten New Universities to be opened across Punjab province in one year: Media Report

LAHORE - Ten new Universities to be opened across Punjab province in one year, Media Report has revealed.Chief Minister of Punjab, Usman Buzdar has said that six general and four technical universities will be established in Punjab in the span of one year.

While addressing a ceremony in Lahore, he said that for the first time in the history of province, 20,000 teachers were transferred on the basis of merit.

He added that they have declared 2019 as a year of teachers.

Speaking on provision of education in Punjab, the chief minister said that around 2500 new schools will be constructed in Punjab.

“The schools will have proper computer and science labs along with libraries. Besides that, 25 thousand new classrooms will be established in 143 districts. Around 10,800 schools in Southern Punjab will be shifted to solar system,” Buzdar said.

The chief minister added that around 2.5 lacs kids are unable to go to schools in Lahore. “We have planned to establish 100 afternoon and 10 mobile schools in the city.”