Price hiked, inquiry towards 720 Punjab faculties
Chandigarh, April 22
Punjab has ordered a probe towards 720 non-public faculties for elevating payment regardless of authorities orders.
A few of these faculties additionally didn’t notify extra retailers for purchasing textbooks and uniform.
On March 30, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had ordered the non-public faculties to not hike payment or power mother and father and their wards to buy books from explicit retailers. District Schooling Officers had been instructed to make sure that the order was adopted in letter and spirit. Some faculties, nonetheless, opposed the transfer, arguing that legally they had been allowed to extend the payment by 8 per cent yearly. —