11 prominent private schools directed to reduce school fee; Enquiry ordered

Jammu and Kashmir

SRINAGAR, MAY 04: Action against 11 leading Schools of Jammu including Delhi Public School, G. D. Goenka School, K. C. Public School, K. C. International School, K. C. Gurukul School, Heritage School, Jodhamal Public School, Banyan International School, Presentation Convent School and MHAC Nagbani School for charging heavy fee have been taken by Committee for Fixation of Fee Structure (FFC) of the Private Educational Institutions, Jammu

According to the complaints, without any proper permission from the High Court these Schools have increased fees exorbitantly, the Committee has issued notices to these Schools to explain their position.
Management of these Schools who attended the Committee’ office at Jammu have been asked to maintain the fees structure of August, 2014 as directed by the Division Bench of the High Court.

The Schools have also been asked to strictly comply with Government Order issued in under SRO: 98 of 2016 dated 24-3-2016. The Schools have been directed to reduce their fee structure wherever unnecessary increase in the fees has been made.

Representatives of Delhi Public School, Jammu have stated before the Chairman that the School will follow all the decisions of the Court.

The FFC has directed the management of G.D. Goneka School, Jammu to submit the record of fee structure of 2014 after a complaint was filed by about 8 parents.

Students of all Schools and their parents have been asked to pay fee to the School establishments only according to the pattern as was applicable in August, 2014.

Parents shall feel free to report to the Committee for Fixation of Fee Structure if any school is violating the High Court directions, said a committee member.

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