CEO Anantnag Warns Private Schools Over Collecting Capitation Fee, Donations

SRINAGAR: Chief Education Officer Anantnag, Ramesh K Hakim has warned private schools of the district not to charge donation and capitation fee from parents at the time of admission after several complaints from parents.

The office has also received many complaints from parents that the private schools have kept their book editions available at different bookshops, according to the news agency KNO.

It is also mentioned in the circular that private schools of the district are implementing their laws and are not following the orders and circulars from the government from time to time.

They are working against the government laws and in the circular from the CEO of Anantnag, it is also mentioned that private schools should follow the orders and circulars of the government properly. In a circular, it is also stated that private schools are not allowed to sell books to students in their own fixed shops.

The circular also stated that “No private school shall any kind of capitation admission fee or donation as per government order and Right to Education Act 2009.”

The CEO Anantnag has further stated in the circular that all private schools for the upcoming session should have a common curriculum in all private schools from class 6th onwards as per the New Education policy 2020.The instructions are to have adhered in letter and spirit and if any school is found making violation of Government orders or circulars, action, as warranted under rules, shall be initiated against the erring school, the circular reads.

The circular stated that the private schools will face de-certify if they were found violating the government orders. “The action against erring schools may include their cancellation of recognition and registration without any further notice.”— (KNO)


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