The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has approved a bill against heavy school bags for children going to schools.
As per the shared details, the rule violation of the suggested law would result in an action against the head of the school, and in the case of a private school, a fine of Rs.200,000 would be charged.
As per the reports, the KP cabinet has given approval to the ” School Bags Weight Limitation Bill 2019″ which is aimed at providing ease to the students from unnecessary burden. The bill would be presented in the next Assembly session of KP for approval.
The suggested law would be applicable to all the private, public, primary, and secondary schools. Any violation would be a punishable offense.
The school bag’s weight would be determined by the age and class of the student. The weight could be no less than 1.5 kilograms and no more than 7 kgs.
Shahram Khan Tarakai-the education minister of KP said that the province is the first one to suggest this law, and that this would assist in controlling the weight of the school bags of children.
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