Lahore:Mian Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said that IT labs have been set up in more than 5000 high schools and 515 middle schools. He said that scholarships of ten billion rupees are being provided to thousands of students within country and abroad from Endowment fund. He said that modern science lab have been established in one thousand high schools of the province at a cost of one billion rupees. He said that 2,62,500 students under the age of 4 to 15 years are getting education under non-formal basic education schools.
While talking to delegation of school teachers, Mian Mujtaba Shujja ur Rehman informed that 3068 primary and middle schools have been upgraded at a cost of Rs.13005 million during the last four years.
He said that government schools have been given the status of English medium schools last year while Punjab government has also lunched a vigorous campaign for primary enrolment and 31 lakh children have been given admission in the schools so far as a result of this campaign whereas governments was giving emphasis on the teachers training.