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Commission Takes Strong Notice Regarding Delay In Supply Of Free Textbooks To Students

Meeting With Textbooks Purchase Committee To Be Held On 9th August

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Chandigarh , 21 Jul 2017

The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission has taken strong notice in a matter pertaining to delay in the supply of free textbooks to the SC students of 1st to 10th standard. A meeting in this regard was today held here under the Chairmanship of the Chairman of the commission Mr. Rajesh Bagha with the officers of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), Education Department and Welfare Department.During the course of meeting, the PSEB presented the same reasons as in the previous meetings and said that it didn't had the sanction for supply of paper which accounted for the non-printing of the books and there is a possibility of the books being printed by September end following which the Chairman of the commission took very strong notice of the matter and the ex-officio members also emphasized the supply of books speedily so as to not affect the studies of students belonging to poor sections of the society.Dwelling upon the whole situation, the Chairman of the commission and other members decide to have a meeting with a committee formed for the purpose of paper purchase on 9th August, 2017 to arrive at an alternative arrangement concerning the printing of books.


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