Delhi government directs private schools not to charge extra other than tuition fees

The schools have also been advised to not to increase any fee in the academic session 2020-21 till further notice

New Delhi September 1 dmanewsdesk: The Delhi government reiterated on Monday that private-unaided schools cannot charge any extra fees other than tuition fees.

An order from the Delhi Education Department said that the government cannot charge anything from the private schools other than the tuition fees. The schools can charge the annual and development charges on a pro-rata basis and only on a monthly basis after the end of the lockdown period, the order added.

The government had issued the same orders earlier too on April 17 and 18.

The schools have also been advised to not to increase any fee in the academic session 2020-21 till further directions irrespective of the fact whether or not the school is running on the private land or the land allotted by DDA or other government land-owning agencies.

The government has asked the schools to provide access to online education material or classes to all students without any discrimination. Strict action will be taken against schools that do not follow the rules directed by the government.

Source: Education Times

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