Source: Times of India
A demand for regulating private school’s fees was raised in Rajya Sabha on Sunday by a Congress MP. Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, the Congress MP, Rajmani Patel said that corers of rupees in commission were charged on school material and uniform, that the parents are forced to buy.
He added that the schools are charging fees even during holidays, and the government should bring a bill to regulate the fees charged by the private schools.
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