The DCO said that education officials had monitored 24 schools in the district on the last two days. They specifically monitored the enrolment programme. He said the campaign will continue till September 30.
Education EDO Samsher Khan told The Express Tribune that the Punjab government had directed the officials to keep focused on children of nomadic families and those living in extremely poor vicinities.
He said the Education Department had been working effectively in Bahawalnagar district. This district includes Minchanabad, Haroonabad, Bahawalanagar, Chistian and Fort Abbas sub districts. He said the campaign had received a positive response from homeless people, especially in Haroonabad. Deputy District Officer (Education) Abdul Ghani said that 60 per cent of the new enrolments from Haroonabad were girls.