The District Education Department has issued notices to 26 private schools over violation of Punjab government’s orders regarding observing summer vacation from today (May 24).

In the notices issued by EDO Education Bashir Zahid Goraya, explanation has been sought from the management of the private schools. It may be learnt, Punjab government has announced summer vacations from May 24 in all government and private schools across the province due to scorching heat.

According to official sources, Assistant Education Officers have been issued instructions for ensuring implementation on government orders in letter and spirit.