Government Takes Action Against Schools Violating Fee Order

7 days ago
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Source: The Indian Express

The state education department of Gujarat has issued a notice against nearly 10 schools in the state that violated the directives of the government ordering the private schools to not hike fees during the pandemic.

“After receiving complaints against schools charging hiked fees from parents, I had talked to respective district education officers and district primary education officers. Notices have been issued to these 10 schools. Whenever we received a complaint, it has been resolved and we will continue doing this against schools violating this,” said Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama.

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Further, adding that the state government has shown enthusiasm in taking decisions in the favour of parents, Chudasama said that on April 13, much before the commencement of the new academic session in June a meeting was convened where it was decided that schools should not increase their fee this year.

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