KARACHI: Education department of Sindh Government has announced the schedule for summer vacations 2017 in educational institutions across the province.
Secretary Education has announced the schedule, but according to the sources, the notification is issued in collaboration with Education Minister. Vacations would comprise the time period of 1st June to July 31st.
The educational institutes will remain closed for two months.
Earlier, Punjab government also announced the schedule for summer vacations which would start on 1st June. Furthermore, school timings have also been changed for the days left till the summer vacations in Punjab.
The administration has also announced that no summer camps will be allowed in the educational institutes during summer vacations in Punjab and if there is any violation, the license of the violator would be canceled.
A notification has been issued in this regard. According to the notification, schools in Punjab will remain closed from June 1st to August 14.
The education department warned private schools from taking the fee for three months in one go from parents.
Private schools which violate the notification will risk having their registration canceled, the notification said.
It is pertinent to mention here that Sindh Government had called it quits for schools yesterday due to severe hot weather while Punjab opted to change timings rather than announcing immediate vacations.