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November 13, 2019
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Use of chalks, blackboards banned in Punjab

LAHORE: The government of Punjab on Thursday has imposed a ban on use of chalks and blackboards in schools across the province.The ban has come into order keeping the bad effects of chalk on student’s health in view.

According to notification issued by the education department on Thursday, the directions have been issued to the all the government schools for purchasing white board and markers.

Special Secretary Education Punjab has issued directives for purchasing at least one white board and marker at earliest.

The government took this initiative for protecting health of children against ill effects of use of chalk.