Punjab Education Department renames Pre-Primary classes by LKG and UKG

Punjab Education Dept renames Pre-Primary classes by LKG and UKG
ਸਿੱਖਿਆ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਪ੍ਰੀ-ਪ੍ਰਾਇਮਰੀ ਜਮਾਤਾਂ ਦੇ ਨਾਂ ਬਦਲ ਕੇ ਕੀਤਾ ਗਿਆ LKG ਅਤੇ UKG

Punjab Education Department on Friday announced that it has decided to rename Pre-Primary classes in government schools as LKG and UKG.

While announcing the order, the Punjab Education Department stated that the pre-primary classes in government schools started in 2017 while the process of admissions was still underway.

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Punjab Education Department on Friday announced that it has decided to rename Pre-Primary classes in government schools as LKG and UKG.

On the basis of suggestions received by the students and teachers, the state government renamed the Classes Pre-primary 1 and Pre-primary 2 as LKG (Lower Kindergarten) and UKG (Upper Kindergarten), respectively.

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As Punjab schools reopened, there has been a constant fear in parents over the news regarding the teachers and students testing positive for COVID-19.

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The latest reports were from Sangrur’s Dhuri, Jalandhar and Patiala’s Tripuri where teachers from government schools tested positive for coronavirus.

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Punjab schools reopened when the coronavirus graph started declining, however, COVID-19 cases in the state have started rising again.

Even as the Central government has deputed high-level teams to Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to join the battle against coronavirus.

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