Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University offers govt schoolteachers 100% fee exemption for all programmes : The Tribune India

Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University offers govt schoolteachers 100% fee exemption for all programmes

Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University offers govt schoolteachers 100% fee exemption for all programmes

Officials of Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University at the launch of the scheme. Rajesh Sachar



Tribune News Service

Patiala, September 27

Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University here is offering 100 per cent exemption on tuition fee and security charges to government schoolteachers in the state for all its programmes.

The announcement was made by the Vice Chancellor, Prof Karamjeet Singh, during a special lecture hosted by the State Council of Educational Research and Training, Punjab. The lecture was attended by 1.5 lakh government schoolteachers from across the state. He said, “This special initiative is meant to provide avenues of life-long learning to schoolteachers to ensure their career growth and allow them to acquire new age skills. It will enable them to participate effectively in the contemporary dynamic knowledge society.”

He said the university was providing a special educational package for government schoolteachers by offering 100 per cent exemption on tuition fee and security charges for all its postgraduate, under-graduate, diploma and certificate programmes. “The state department of school education consists of three cadres — primary, master and lecturer, who can be promoted to the next level provided they earn a graduate degree or a postgraduate degree as applicable. The university also offers a wide variety of skill-based certificate and diploma courses,” he said.

Tribune Shorts


Top News

Indian Navy aims to become self-reliant by 2047: Admiral Hari Kumar

Indian Navy aims to become self-reliant by 2047: Admiral Hari Kumar

Addressing a press conference ahead of Navy Day, he says the...

Spouses of open work permit holders now eligible to work in Canada; Indians to benefit

Spouses of open work permit holders now eligible to work in Canada; Indians to benefit

The move will allow more than 200,000 workers who have famil...

BSF seizes 7.5kg heroin dropped by Pakistani drone in Punjab’s Fazilka

BSF seizes 27kg heroin dropped by Pakistani drone in Punjab’s Fazilka

BSF jawans hear buzzing sound of a Pakistani drone at midnig...

J-K agricultural university professor arrested after student alleges sexual harassment

J-K agricultural university professor arrested after student alleges sexual harassment

The authorities suspend the accused and initiate an inquiry ...

Gangster Ankit Rana who operated extortion rackets in Punjab, Haryana arrested

Gangster Ankit Rana who operated extortion rackets in Punjab and Haryana arrested

Rana was nabbed by Punjab Police’s Anti Gangster Task Force


Cities

View All