The organisation alleged that several schools don’t follow rules while deciding fees and having to submit documents to the education department will ensure transparency.
Care of Public Safety recently wrote to the department alleging that schools were not seeking approval of parents-teachers associations and maintaining transparency about the way fee hikes were approved.
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After the letter to the director of primary education, Dattatray Jagtap, the department told its regional officials to collect and submit details about fee hikes in schools under their jurisdiction. The documents required will have details of fees collected in all types of schools, appointment process of PTA bodies and documents showing approval of fee hikes.
The education department has received multiple complaints from parents.