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.
Tags: Education Minister, Madhya Pradesh, parents, School Fees
Courtesy: Hindustan times
SC Refuses Private Schools From Levying Annual Fees & Development Charges
The Delhi High Court's decision of letting unaided private schools in Delhi levy annual fees and developmental charges on students, was refused on June 28 by the Supreme Court. The Delhi High Court had overturned the Delhi government’s orders of April and August 2020 stopping private schools from charging annual charges and development fees. Parents and students had pleaded on grounds of high fluctuation in fees and not using resources.
Tags: Schools, Private Schools, School Fees, Supreme Court
Courtesy: The Times of India
In No Respite, SC Orders 100% School Fee Payment For Pandemic Period
The Supreme Court on February 8 held that parents have to pay 100% of school fees for the pandemic period. In the interim order, the apex court, however, cleared that any student’s name cannot be omitted from school rolls for non payment of fees. Also, directing that no board student will be denied permission to appear for exams, the court allowed parents to pay the dues in six installments from March 5.
Tags: Supreme Court, Apex Court, Education, School Fees
Calcutta High Court Slashes Private School Fees By 20%
As a response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by guardian forum of 145 schools, The Calcutta High Court ordered a 20% fee reduction in schools' tuition fees. Reportedly, the deduction will apply to all the non-government aided schools in the state. The court also appointed a 3-member committee to monitor the order. Moreover, the court ordered that there will be no salary hike for teachers and staff members.
Tags: Private Schools, School Fees, Fees Reduction, West Bengal
Courtesy: India TV News
Mumbai: Ryan School Issued Notice For Removing Students From Online Classes
Ryan International School in Sanpada has received a show-cause notice from the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC). NMMC took this decision after parents complained that their children were asked to leave the online classes for not paying fees. The notice claimed that the school was "violating the provisions of Right to Education Act, 2009". However, Ryan International said that they have clarified the issues, which were raised in the… read-more
Tags: Education, nahi Mumbai, School Fees, nmmc
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Gujarat Government Slashes Private Schools' Fee By 25%
School fee of private schools across Gujarat has been slashed down by 25%, as announced by the state government. The fee cut is applicable to all the boards and will be available only if the parents pay 50% of the fees by October 31. Reportedly, the government conducted meetings with the stakeholders concerned before taking the decision. However, even though private schools have agreed, few parents' unions insist on 50% relaxations.
Tags: Gujarat, Schools, School Fees, Covid-19
Courtesy: The Indian Express