Govt school students to get subsidised practical notebooks
Students of government schools in Punjab studying in class VI to X would get practical notebooks on subsidised rates.
Instructions in this regard have been issued, an official spokesman for the Education department said today.
The Punjab Government, he said, had taken this step in order to save the students from the exploitation in the hands of private depot holders which had been selling practical note-books on high prices than the prescribed rates.
He also said that now onwards practical note-book being sold in the market at Rs 190 would be available at to Rs 50 Similarly, the note-book of Rs 80 would be available at Rs 39 and note-book of Rs.
60 could be obtainned at Rs 28.
He said that the Government had accorded permission to the authorised agencies to print and sale these note books which would be strictly sold on government approved rates by publishers.