The government of Punjab has barred the government school teachers from giving private tuition.
The Punjab Education Department mentioned that the decision is targeted towards improving the detoriating quality of education in the province.
On Wednesday notifications were issued which mentioned that the teachers would neither be able to teach at some private academy nor would be permitted to give private tuitions.
The ones who would be found violating the directive would face strict punishment or a possible suspension, the notification further mentioned.
The order read that the teachers would also not be able to take private tuition of the children they are teaching at their schools. It further read that in case of violation, the teachers would have to face action under the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act (PEEDA) 2006.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has promised to bring reforms in the educational sector of the country.
Last year in the month of October, the education minister of Punjab—Murad Raas had said that they were making attempts for making sure that the young children of the nation whom he referred to as the future of the country get quality education. He added that the government is inclined at making all possible efforts to make that possible.