Tag: Private Schools

Odisha Child Rights Body Directs Strict Compliance Of EWS Reservation In Pvt Schools
Odisha Child Rights Body Directs Strict Compliance Of EWS Reservation In Pvt Schools

The Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) on Wednesday suggested several measures for stricter implementation of the policies on reservation for economically weaker sections and disadvantaged groups in private schools in the State. 

Uttar Pradesh: 250 Private Schools Threaten To Stop RTE Admissions
Uttar Pradesh: 250 Private Schools Threaten To Stop RTE Admissions

"According to rules, the government has to calculate and notify the re-reimbursement amount every year on September 30 but this has not been done."

Admissions Under EWS Quota In Pvt Schools To Get Online: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Admissions of students under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota in private schools in Odisha will now get online, said School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Saturday. While talking to reporters, Dash said the move aims at bringing in transparency. Earlier, the department had received reports regarding irregularities in admissions at some […]

Odisha: Here Is The Fee Slab For Pvt Schools As Fixed By The High-Level Committee

Cuttack: A day after the Orissa High Court lifted curtains over the stalemate on the reduction of fees for students in private schools in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, parents are eagerly waiting for an official announcement on the fee structure by schools across the State. Though several schools in Odisha have started collecting […]

Orissa High Court Orders FIRs Against 3 Officials Of Mahila PS
Pvt School Fee Reduction: Accept Fee Structure Proposed By Committee, Rules Orissa High Court

Cuttack: Putting an end to the long wait over the contentious issue of reduction of fees by private schools due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation, as demanded by parents’ bodies across the State, the Orissa High Court on Thursday made it clear that the reductions would be made as per the recommendations of a high […]

Odisha: Angry Parents Gherao Minister's House Over 'Forced' Collection Of Fees By Pvt Schools

Bhubaneswar:  Parents across Odisha are now distraught over, what they allege, ‘the forcible payment of fees by private schools’ though the matter is still to be decided by the Orissa High Court. The Organisation of Parents’ Foundation, a state-wide body of parents and guardians, on Sunday gheraoed Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Ranjan […]

School Fee Issue: ‘There Seems To Be A Tacit Understanding Between Govt & Private Schools’

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha Government admitted in the Orissa High Court that it has no control over the fee structure policies of private schools, Leader of Opposition in the State Assembly, Pradipta Naik on Friday slammed the State government for its stand. Alleging that there is tacit understanding between the Odisha government and private […]

Orissa High Court Orders FIRs Against 3 Officials Of Mahila PS
Odisha School Fee Matter: How Much Fees Can Be Waived, HC asks Govt

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday sought clarifications from the State government over the issue of waiver of fees in schools in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation. While hearing a petition, the Court asked the Odisha government to clarify on how much the fees of students in schools can be waived in the […]

Private Schools In Odisha Express Inability To Waive Off School Fees

Bhubaneswar: All Odisha Private Schools Association (AOPSA) has expressed inability to waive off the school fees completely in response to the Odisha government’s appeal due to the unprecedented Covid-19 situation. In a press conference, AOPSA president Satyanarayan Mishra said that it would not be possible for them to waive off the school fees completely. “We […]

Orissa High Court
Private School Fee Hike Row: HC Asks Odisha Govt To Amicably Resolve Issue

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday asked Odisha government to find an amicable solution to tuition fee hike by private schools and unaided schools. The Court directed School and Mass Education Department Secretary to convene a meeting with all stake holders including the Parents’ Association and school authorities to resolve the matter at the […]

Ramesh Pokhriyal
Don't hike school fees, Centre tells private schools

New Delhi: The Centre has urged private schools across the country not to increase school fees, and not to charge three-month fees in one go following spread of coronavirus and subsequent lockdown. It has asked states to interface with guardians/parents and schools to have a coordinated approach. Sources said parents and guardians have taken up […]

‘Regulatory bodies need to be set up to control private schools’

Patna: State governments should set up regulatory bodies to check the “whimsical and arbitrary functioning” of private schools, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha said here today. The Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development said that the central government is taking steps to find a solution to the problem. “In order to check arbitrary and […]

Dismal teachers' orientation in private schools: NCPCR

New Delhi: The lack of institutional system for orientation of teachers and other staff in private schools on critical issues like safety and security often leads to lapses, says a member of NCPCR, the apex body for protection of child rights in the country. Also, private schools have exploited policy loopholes and shortcomings to deny […]

449 private schools warned to return extra fees

New Delhi: Coming down heavily on 449 private schools here for not refunding extra fees taken from students, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday threatened to take over them if they don’t comply with court orders or refunding money. The Chief Minister said many schools increased their fees in the name of implementing the […]