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Punjab frames rules curbing fee increase in private schools

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

The on Wednesday paved the way for rationalisation of fees in private schools by giving its nod to the State Regulation of Fees of Unaided Educational Institutions Rules, 2017.

The Rules would cap the annual fee hike by private schools at 8 per cent of the previous year's fee, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal told media.

"All other funds charged by the schools would also be covered by these rules," the minister added.

The move is aimed at curbing the excessive fees being charged from students in private schools across the state, an official spokesperson said after a state Cabinet meeting here, chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

Parents in had been complaining that private schools were hiking school fees arbitrarily.

--IANS

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Punjab frames rules curbing fee increase in private schools

The Punjab government on Wednesday paved the way for rationalisation of fees in private schools by giving its nod to the Punjab State Regulation of Fees of Unaided Educational Institutions Rules, 2017.

The on Wednesday paved the way for rationalisation of fees in private schools by giving its nod to the State Regulation of Fees of Unaided Educational Institutions Rules, 2017.

The Rules would cap the annual fee hike by private schools at 8 per cent of the previous year's fee, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal told media.

"All other funds charged by the schools would also be covered by these rules," the minister added.

The move is aimed at curbing the excessive fees being charged from students in private schools across the state, an official spokesperson said after a state Cabinet meeting here, chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

Parents in had been complaining that private schools were hiking school fees arbitrarily.

--IANS

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Punjab frames rules curbing fee increase in private schools

The on Wednesday paved the way for rationalisation of fees in private schools by giving its nod to the State Regulation of Fees of Unaided Educational Institutions Rules, 2017.

The Rules would cap the annual fee hike by private schools at 8 per cent of the previous year's fee, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal told media.

"All other funds charged by the schools would also be covered by these rules," the minister added.

The move is aimed at curbing the excessive fees being charged from students in private schools across the state, an official spokesperson said after a state Cabinet meeting here, chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

Parents in had been complaining that private schools were hiking school fees arbitrarily.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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