The Punjab Government has announced free education for girls in government schools and colleges from Nursery to PhD.
Making the announcement on Monday Capt. Singh said free textbooks will be provided to all students in government schools from the next academic session.
Books will also be made available online from where students can download for free.
He also said that Nursery and LKG classes will be reintroduced in government schools from next year.
Singh also announced free Wi-FI for 13,000 primary schools and all 48 government colleges.
The literacy rate in Punjab is 75.84% which is better than the national average of 73.0%.
The male literacy rate is 80.44% and female literacy rate is 70.73% , according to census.