Major Action Against Arbitrariness of Pvt Schools, Edu Minister Harjot Bains launches E-Mail

Rozana Spokesman

News, Punjab


Harjot Bains

MOHALI: The Arbitrariness of private schools will not last anymore! In a major step by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab government, strict action will be taken against the private schools who charge fees according to their own will. An e-mail has been launched by Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains in this regard.

Minister Harjot Singh Bains has said in the message issued to the parents that any complaint against the schools which are collecting fees voluntarily or increasing their financial burden can be sent to this e-mail.

The Education has issued the E-mail- 

This major step has been taken by the Education Minister on the basis of complaints of arbitrariness of private schools. The Education Minister has given a message to the parents that no private school can charge fees arbitrarily. Fees will be charged as per prescribed rules.

Notably, The Education department has issued a letter to about 800 schools in the districts, in which the management has been ordered to share the details of the class-wise fees during the new session on the portal. Apart from this, the school should convey this information to the education department through its official e-mail.

According to the information, parents changed their children's schools last year due to high fees issue. According to the parents, on March 15, DEO issued a letter in this regard. Despite this, no checking or action was taken on complaints received from the parents. Keeping these complaints in mind, the Education Minister has issued an e-mail which will contain all the details.