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Over 1 Lakh Children Lost Their Parent During Covid-19: Report

A study conducted by The Lancet had shown that more than 1.19 lakh children in India have lost either their parent or custodial grandparent during Covid-19 after Mexico and Brazil. Globally, 15 lakh children had lost either one of their parents or grandparent, with 1.86 lakh children in India. Reportedly, there were five times more children who have lost their father over mother. 90,751 children have lost their fathers.

Wed, 21 Jul 2021 - 08:45 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Covid-19, parents, children, Orphans

Courtesy: The Hindu

A survey revealed that Schools have increased fee despite classing being online.

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India: 63% Of Parents Notice Hike In School Fees Says Report

According to a survey, 63% of parents said that the schools their children attend hiked fees despite classes being held online amid the pandemic. The survey registered responses of over 26,000 parents across 303 Indian districts. The report revealed that 33% of parents saw a 20% hike in fees, 23% witnessed over 10-20% hike, while 7% saw a 0-10% hike, whereas 3% found a reduction. Besides, 22% found no fee hike.

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 09:22 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: fee, School, parents, online class, Covid-19

Courtesy: Money Control

Inder Singh Parmer passes Unlawful comment to parents

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MP Education Minister's Video Goes Viral, Says 'Go &Die' To Parents

MP School Education Minister, Inder Singh Parmar faces criticism after his unlawful comment of “go and die” to parents went viral. Several parents had gathered at the Minister’s resident to complain about the overcharged fees demanded by some schools despite the online classes. "What to do, sir? We will die,” the parents say in the video. However, all parents were asked to turn off their cameras.

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 10:39 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: Education Minister, Madhya Pradesh, parents, School Fees

Courtesy: Hindustan times