Punjab School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Friday said that the Education Department has changed timings of the government, aided and private schools in the state which would take effect from February 22.
The schools across the state will now open full time.
Singla said that from Monday, the timings of the primary schools would be from 9 am to 3 pm while those of the middle/high/senior secondary schools would be from 9 am to 3:20 pm.
The minister informed that the parents firmly supported the decision on reopening of schools and their government has ensured the safety of the students during the pandemic by precisely following the safety measures.
He further said that it was the time for final revisions before the annual examinations and following the persistent demand of parents and teachers, the department has decided to change the school timings.