PEF starts doling out free libraries to partner schools
RE - The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has started doling out free libraries to its more than 1,800 partner schools situated in different districts of the province to heave the intellectual ken of the students with economically deprived background.
This was stated by Chairman Punjab Education Foundation Raja Muhammad Anwar while giving books to the partner schools management at his office here on Tuesday.
He told that these books had been provided by noted German organisation Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) as a gift to students of PEF partner schools in the province. Each library, given to schools, is worth about Rs50, 000. The books, including wider subjects like art, culture, science, mathematics, literature, religion, English and humanities, are carefully chosen to help foster students emphatic understanding of worldview and to pervade a cosmopolitan understanding in the younger generation so that they could emerge as better citizens of the society.
Raja Anwar also thanked the German Government for their valuable gift and hoped that it would enable the students to absorb the necessary dimension of life. He announced to introduce compulsory Library Period on weekly basis in partner schools to augment students understanding of life, he hoped.
The function was also addressed by the partner schools management who thanked the PEF for providing free books to their schools.
PU entry test/admission schedule
Punjab University Admission Committee has decided that entry tests shall be conducted in respect of certain departments/programmes before the results of FA/FSc and BA/BSc which are likely to be declared on September 4 and August 15 next, respectively.
The last date for submission of entry test forms for four years BS programme is August 16 next. All the entry tests shall be conducted by the concerned PU departments themselves.
The Vice-Chancellor directed the concerned PU departments to ensure timely setting up of their respective admission cells along with all required facilities including staff and furniture, as well as availability of entry test forms together with relevant data, besides making suitable arrangements for conducting the entry tests. He further instructed that maximum facilities and guidance should be provided by the departments to the students and parents.