Schools to repen on Monday 12,January,2015
11 January, 2015
LAHORE: Educational institutions in Punjab will open on Monday 12,January,2015 as announced by the provincial Education Minister Rana Mashood.
Mashood told reporters here on Saturday 11,January,2015 that the National Cadet Corps (NCC) programme would be reinitiated at colleges in Punjab. The NCC programme trains students at the college level in how to tackle an emergency situation.
The educational minister further said a special branch had been formed for educational institutions, adding that security would be increased. He said boundary walls for several schools were being constructed and additional CCTV cameras would also be installed.
According to Mashood a volunteer force will be formed to monitor suspicious activity and individuals. Action would be taken against institutions if the fail to fulfill security requirements.