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You can buy NCERT books from schools as CBSE amends earlier order

The CBSE had in April asked schools to not run as 'commercial establishments'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Amending its April directive, (CBSE) has now allowed to open shops in their premises to sell NCERT books, and other material required by students.

The had in April asked to not run as "commercial establishments" and stop selling books and uniforms in their premises.

However, the board has now allowed to run the shops to facilitate the sale of

"Schools are allowed to place indent for purchase of directly through its website for distribution among their students and for this purpose, a tuck shop may be opened inside the premises of the schools," said a fresh circular issued to schools.

"and other material required by students are also allowed to be sold from this tuck shop. The earlier circular stands amended," it added.

First Published: Wed, August 30 2017. 18:14 IST