Kendriya Vidyalaya fee doubled

Berhampur: Fees of Class 1 to XII in Kendriya Vidyalayas will be almost doubled from next month.

The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) circulated the revised fee structure among principals of the schools. While computer and Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi (VVN) fees have been doubled, tuition fee remained unchanged.

According to the revised monthly fee structure, it will be Rs 600 from Classes 1 to VIII as against the earlier fee of Rs 290. Similarly the revised monthly fee for Class IX and X would be Rs 800 as against the earlier Rs 490.

The new fee structure for Classes XI-XII (Commerce and humanities) would be Rs 900 every month as against Rs 590.

Those taking Information Practice (IP) as an elective subject would have to pay Rs 50 more every month.

For the students of science stream of Class XI and XII, the hiked monthly fee would be Rs 1,000 as against Rs 750. For IP students, the fee would be Rs 50 more per month.

"We have already collected the revised fee from students who have taken admission in Class 1 this year," said principal of KV, Berhampur A K Mishra. He also said the revised fee structure would be intimated to the students tomorrow, when results will be declared.

The principal said funds of VVN and computer funds would be utilised for development of the computer laboratories and other infrastructure.