Private schools in the national capital can collect fees on a monthly basis with a 15 per cent reduction in lieu of facilities that could not be utilised by students during the lockdown period, the Delhi government announced on Thursday.
Private schools in the national capital can collect fees on a monthly basis with a 15 percent reduction in lieu of facilities that could not be utilized by students during the lockdown period, the Delhi government announced on Thursday.
The government also said that school management shall not prevent a child from participating in any ongoing activities or strike off his or her name if parents are unable to pay the fee due to the current hardship.
“In order to clear the confusion and give much-needed relief to parents, the Delhi government has issued an order to private schools to charge fees on a monthly basis under approved heads only but with a 15 percent reduction in the fees for the academic year 2020-21,” the government said in a statement.
“To illustrate, if the monthly fee of the school in FY 2020-21 is Rs 3,000, the schools are entitled to collect Rs 2,550 per month after a deduction of 15 per cent. If the school has collected the fee in excess of the direction referred above, the same shall be refunded to the parents or adjusted in the subsequent month of fee to the parents,” it added.