Punjab govt shares new update for summer camps in schools during vacations

09:08 AM | 16 Jun, 2024
Punjab govt shares new update for summer camps in schools during vacations

RAWALPINDI – Punjab government has allowed summer camps in state run and private schools for co-curricular, and sports activities during the summer vacations.

A notification issued in this regard said all schools can hold summer camps from June 20. These camps will be permitted for all classes and can be conducted from 7:00 am to 10:00 am only or from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

The school administration is required to ensure all activities and classes take place indoors. Participation in the summer camps will be voluntary, and parental consent will be needed for student registration.

Schools must ensure availability of basic amenities, such as cleanliness, clean and cold drinking water, fans, seating arrangements, electricity backup during load shedding, and more.

Furthermore, the school administration must ensure that participants bring healthy and fresh food, and a well-stocked first aid kit should be available.

Participants will not be required to wear uniforms; however, schools must ensure that students wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothing and hats to protect against the sun.

Public school heads are also encouraged to establish coaching camps for sports like hockey, football, and volleyball. These can be run by Physical Education Teachers (PETs), other willing teachers on a voluntary basis, or by staff from the District Sports Office.

The Chief Executive Officers of the District Education Authority and heads of private institutions have been instructed to adhere to the specified terms and conditions for the proper establishment of summer camps.

All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association President Kashif Adeeb Javadani, North Punjab President Ibrar Ahmad Khan, and Member District Registration Authority Rawalpindi Ibrar Ahmad Khan have welcomed this decision.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 14 July 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 14, 2024 (Sunday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25  303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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