Distribution of free Textbooks to Public Sector Schools
90% Work of Distribution of Free Text Book was completed in all Govt Schools. Public Sector Schools still can not receive the Free Text Books from Tehsil Ware Houses. Single National Curriculum Books from Class-VI to VIII are still not printed by Punjab Government.
PROGRAMME MONITORING & IMPLEMENTATION UNIT
PUNJAB EDUCATION sector REFORM PROGRAMME
SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB
LINK WAHDAT ROAD, NEAR QAED, LAHORE
All the Chief Executive Officer (DEA), In the Punjab.
Subject: DISTRIBUTION OF FREE TEXTBOOKS TO PUBLIC SECTOR SCHOOLS FOR ACADEMIC SESSION 2022-23
Kindly refer to the subject cited above.
2. PMIU-PESRP has completed 90% delivery of free textbooks (except Class VI- VIII) for the academic session 2022-23 at tehsil warehouses across the Punjab till date. Remaining books will be delivered at respective tehsil warehouses very soon. School Education Department has already issued directions to all CEOs (DEA) in the Punjab to manage distribution of books to students during summer vacations.(copy enclosed).
3. Following instructions are hereby issued only for distribution of free textbooks to public sector schools and students within your respective district:
Free textbooks should be issued to schools in accordance with the enrollment of the school.
Documentation during issuance of free textbooks to schools from tehsil warehouse must be ensured, Similarly, Heads of all institutions must be directed to ensure documentation of free textbooks during issuance to students.
Record of issuance of books from tehsil warehouses, and schools must be maintained properly for audit purpose.
CEOs(DEAs) are directed to issue free textbooks for schools under Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) and PEIMA-PSSP with the permission of PEF & PEIMA-PSSP.
CEOs(DEAs) and the focal person of free textbooks must ensure that there is no pilferage of FTBs from tehsil warehouses and schools within their jurisdiction.
CEOs (DEAs) should ensure the distribution of free textbooks to 100% schools and students within their district in accordance with SOPs.
The activity of distribution of textbooks to schools should be completed before the start of the new academic session 2022-23.
4. All codal formalities must be followed during distribution o free textbooks
to publics schools and students.
(MUHAMMAD ASGHAR JOIYA)
The Secretary School Education Department, Govt. of the Punjab.
The Managing Director, Punjab Curriculum & Textbook Board, Lahore
All the District Monitoring Officers in the Punjab