Shimla, June 5: Abhishek Rai, member, Corporal Punishment Committee, Kullu, has approached the district administration against alleged violation of High Court orders by private schools and educational institutions of this district.
He alleged private schools and educational institutions were for forcing parents to give additional charges under various heads. He alleged schools were charging for maintenance and other activity, which was contempt of the High Court orders passed on April 27 last year. He further alleged the school managements were collecting the fee illegally from the parents and this was going on unchecked despite strict directions from the High Court.
He said the parents were forced to bear the dictates of private schools. He alleged the fee increment structure of most schools were not defined and books, uniforms, shoes and various other items were provided by some schools at higher rates on the school premises. He further alleged some schools did not accept cheques for payment of fees and did not provide detailed receipts against cash taken from the parents.
He said the Kullu Additional Deputy Commissioner had directed the Deputy Directors of Elementary Education and Higher Education to look into the matter and comply with the orders of the High Court in letter and in spirit.
Abhishek said strict action should be taken against the defaulting schools and school managements should be directed to return the money charged illegally from the parents.
Check the way Khurki helped parents vent out their frustration against the authorities…
Source: Tribune India