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Punjab govt bans use of mobiles, social media in schools

Punjab govt bans use of mobiles, social media in schools

LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday placed a ban on the use of mobile phones and social media by students in educational institutions.

According to an official notification today, Director Public Instruction Punjab Zulfikar Ali Bhatti mentioned that to safeguard young generation from the ‘menace of drugs’ it is mandatory to ban the use of mobiles and social media in schools.

The notification gave directions to the concerned District Education Authorities and mentioned the age of children as under 16 years.