Srinagar, Nov 11: Taking cognizance of the reports regarding excessive fee being charged by some private educational institutions, the Directorate of School Education Kashmir has asked all the private schools in Kashmir division to publicise, within one week, the details of the fee charged by them.
“It has come to the notice of the Directorate of School Education Kashmir that exorbitant fee is being charged by some private educational institutions, particularly some prominent schools, in various districts of Kashmir division,” said a notification issued by the Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo to news agency GNS.
It said a mechanism for charging fee by the recognized private educational institutions has been already put in place by the Government through SRO-123 dated: 18-03-2010.
Enumerating the guidelines laid down in the said SRO, the Director School Education Kashmir said that every private school has to publicise the details of the fee structure for the information of the general public before the commencement of each academic session, the admission fee has to be charged only once at the time of first enrolment of the child/student in the school, no money from any source shall be accepted by any such school without due acquaintance and without being properly accounted for, there shall be no mid-session revision of the fee and the schools shall effect, any revision of fee, in consultation with the Parents Associations under an intimation to the concerned Director School Education.(GNS)
2015 Kashmir Despatch