April 02, 2021 09:38 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Punjab School Education Department has decided to release an amount of around Rs. 7 crore to the government schools for taking various measures to compensate the students for the loss of education due to closing of the school during  Covid-19.

Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the school education department said that on the directions of the Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla an amount of Rs. 6,97,01,00 is being released for raising the standard of education and to enhance the learning ability of students of different classes.

According to the spokesperson, schools had to be closed  for a long duration in the last academic session due to Covid-19. So, the gap in learning has been identified in different subjects. To fill this gap, funds are going to be released under Learning Enhancement Program (Secondary) for the Supplementary Materials / Practical and various activities. The Resilience Program for Mathematics, Science, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Social Sciences will also be initiated.

These funds will be used for Learning based assignments to fill the learning gap of students of different classes. Assignments of Mathematics, English and Social Sciences will be sent to the students daily, while three days in a week for Science and two days in a week for Hindi and Punjabi. In addition, funds can also be used for assignments for the National achievement servey (NAS). These funds may also be used for Map Activity and Political Science / History assignments for Class XII humanities Group students.


The Subordinate Services Selection Board, Punjab has issued advertisement to fill 750 vacancies of Librarians in Education Department.

Disclosing this here today Chairman of the Subordinate Services Selection Board Mr. Raman Behl said that Board had approved to initiate the process to fill 2280 vacancies in its meeting on March 25. He said that under the able guidance of Captain Amarinder Singh, advertisement has been issued to invite applications for 750 vacancies of Librarians in Education Department from April 5, 2021 in first phase. He informed that April 26 is the last date to apply and applicants be able to submit fees till April 29.

He said that the advertisement regarding remaining posts in different departments would be issued soon by the Board.

Behl said under the Ghar Ghar Rozgar initiative of Captain Government advertisement would be issued to fill 847 posts of warder and matron in Jails department, 199 posts of legal clerk in the various department to ensure speedy justice to the people, 56 posts of Senior Industrial Development Officer in the Industry and Commerce department, and 61 posts of Block Level Extension Officer, 51 posts of Excise and Taxation Examiner, 120 posts of technical assistant in Punjab Warehousing Corporation, 112 posts of supervisors in Social Security Department and 27 posts of Fishery Officers would be issued soon.

Behl told as per the commitment of Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for a fair and transparent recruitment drive, the Board would carry out videography besides installing jammers and biometric technology to complete the entire process in a smooth manner.

He appealed to the candidates to work hard for the examinations to be conducted by the board for the recruitment of the above posts so that the future of the candidates and the state could be brightened.


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