Ludhiana, October 16:
Coming down heavily on the private schools for violating government instructions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the school education minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla has cancelled No Objection Certificates (NOCs) given to 3 schools of district Ludhiana.
In a press release issued here today, Vijay Inder Singla said that he has been personally monitoring complaints against such schools and after reviewing the cases of these 3 schools, he has decided to cancel their NOCs for defying government directions.
It is pertinent to mention that the school education minister had floated his personal email id, email@example.com, to receive such complaints against wrongdoings of private school managements.
Vijay Inder Singla said that most of the complaints were by the employees for not paying them salaries or being paid less by their respective institutions during Covid-19 pandemic.
He added that after receiving the complaints against these schools, the education department has served notices to their managements and after finding their replies unsatisfactory their NOCs have been cancelled. He said that Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government will not allow any school management to exploit employees or flout any other instruction.
The cabinet minister told that among these institutions include Guru Nanak Public School in Sarabha Nagar, DAV Public School in Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar and Amrit Indo-Canadian Academy in Ladian Khurd.