KP approves School Bags (Limitation Weight) Act

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved the KP School Bags (Limitation Weight) Act which will provide relief especially to younger students.

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KP approves School Bags (Limitation Weight) Act.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Minister Shahram Khan Tarakai took to Twitter announcing the new legislation that will regulate the weight of school bags in the province.

Read more: Schools in Lahore, Mianwali to remain closed on 8th October.

“I am glad to announce that the Provincial Cabinet has approved the KP School Bags (Limitation Weight) Act today which will to regulate the weight of School Bags. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the first province to introduce such legislation. A long due relief for children & parents,” the education minister wrote in his Tweet.

KP School Bags Weight Limit:

The following are the weight limits depending on the grade of students:

Class
Pre-Grade 11.5 kg
Grade 12.4 kg
Grade 22.6 kg
Grade 33.0 kg
Grade 44.4 kg
Grade 55.3 kg
Grade 65.4 kg
Grade 75.8 kg
Grade 85.9 kg
Grade 96.0 kg
Grade 106.5 kg
Grade 117.0 kg
Grade 127.0 kg

The new law is applicable to all public and private educational institutions in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Read more: Schools in Rawalpindi to remain closed on 8th October.

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