Rawalpindi, Due to financial crisis, all the boards of intermediate and secondary education of Punjab have decided to increase exam and other miscellaneous fees of matriculation and intermediate part I and II.
The implementation on decision would be formally implemented from the new educational year.
The Punjab government sent admission and exam fee of the students of government institutions two years back and declared issue of annual grant to the boards to compensate the insufficiency.
However, the government has not released grants to educational boards of Punjab including BISE Rawalpindi.
On the other hand, the Punjab government in a proposal to decrease its expanses had received Rs320 million from all educational boards and payment has managed all educational board to financial crisis.
Sources said that educational broads have been facing sufferings in the paying salaries to employees thus decision was taken to increase exam, admission and other miscellaneous fees.
Education is a significant element in development of a country and nation. All provinces governments have set their educational boards to conduct matriculation and intermediate examinations. Colleges and universities are working to manage education at graduation, masters and PhD level.
Each province has its own educational boards for the commencement of matriculation and intermediate examinations.
In Punjab, total eight educational boards are working at present times which are Lahore Board, Federal Board, Rawalpindi Board, Dera Ghazi Khan Board, Multan Board, Gujranwala Board, Bahawalpur Board, Faisalabad Board, and Sargodha Board. For technical education Punjab Board of Technical Education is responsible body.