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HC directs DSE to pass decision on annual function fee

Chandigarh: Regarding the issue of school asking parents to pay Rs 1,200 per student for holding their annual function, High Court has directed the Director School Education (DSE) Rubinderjeet Singh Brar to expeditiously pass a decision on the complaint filed by Nitin Goyal, president of Chandigarh Parents Association (CPA) CPA within a maximum period of

Agitated over hike in examination fee, students block Panjab varsity’s Gate No. 2

Chandigarh: SFS students led the protest against hike in examination fee on Tuesday. Classes were boycotted by students in some departments and around 400 students gathered at VC Office. Then after an unsuccessful meeting with VC, DUI, Deputy Registrar and Chief Security Officer, students marched to PU Gate no. 2. Gate was blocked for around two.

PU students protest against fee hike in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Students protest outside at  Panjab University gate due to fee hike  in Chandigarh on Tuesday.The students said the Panjab University’s decision to increase the examination fee for the new session was

College told to admit students on notified fee or face action

Taking a tough stand, the state government on Thursday asked the private Maharishi Markandeshwar Medical College (MMMC) authorities in Solan district to give admission to students against 50 per cent government quota seats which comes to 75 immediately or face action. “We have conveyed it to the management of MMMC to give admission to the

Extorting money on pretext of school fee: Parents’ body writes to PMO

Ludhiana: Raising the voice against commercialisation of education institutions and charging hiked tuition fee, re-admission fee, the various school associations have come on united platform and approached HRD Minister and Prime Minister Office (PMO) against the schools. The members of various schools associations have also initiated signature campaign and announced to hold a massive gathering

Extorting money on pretext of school fee: Parents associations write letter to PMO

Ludhiana: Raising the voice against commercialisation of education institutions and charging hiked tuition fee, re-admission fee, the various school associations have come on united platform and approached HRD Minister and Prime Minister Office (PMO) against the schools. The members of various schools associations have also initiated signature campaign and announced to hold a massive gathering

Will not allow mid-session fee hike by private schools: Irani 

Amritsar: Private schools will not be allowed to hike fees in the middle of a session and any increase at the start of the academic year would also need to be consulted with parent-teacher associations, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today. “We have proposed to states that if private schools want to hike fees

PU paid parking to start from tomorrow, parking fee Rs 5

Chandigarh: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh will start their paid parking on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the authorities will also flag off the e-Rickshaw from gate number 1 of PU. The authorities have decided to charge the non PU sticker vehicles.  The outside vehicles would be charged Rs 5 including four wheelers and two-wheelers, whereas Rs 10 would

Watch: Regulatory Authority would be set up for Private Schools: Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Taking the serious note of issue of private school fee, Punjab Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal said that the state government would soon set up a Regulatory Authority for Private Schools to devise the transparent mechanism for ensuring the uniform pattern of the fee structure and other admissible charges. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines

Extortion in name of school fee: School managements conduct joint meeting, govt forms regulatory body

Ludhiana: Following the frequent protests and agitations by parents associations against the private schools for charging exorbitant fees from the students, the members of school managements and school principals have also opened a front. On Friday, they conducted a joint meeting where they announced not to bow to the pressure of the parents and claimed that