Government of the Punjab constituted a two members committee to look into the issue of private schools fee on March 26, 2020. Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs and Minister for School education department held a meeting on March 29 and decided that private schools can charge 80% fee. The fee can be charged on monthly basis. It was also decided that schools cannot fire any teacher during holidays and schools will be responsible to pay full salary to the teachers. The summary is submitted to the Chief Minister for approval.
Government of the Punjab is also preparing lectures with the assistance of PITB and PMIU and these lectures will be made available online. The lectures will be aired on local cable network with the assistance of the cable operators in each district. Mathematics and Science lectures will be made available for class 1-8. Lectures for class 9 and 10 shall also be prepared.
School education department will also prepare home work for class 1 to 10 and will make it available online as well as distribute it through District Education Departments. It was also recommended by the Minister for School Education department that students may be promoted from class 1 to class 8 based on the submission of home work so that home work exercises are taken seriously by the students.