FFRC asks DPS Srinagar to charge tuition fee in 2 instalments
Srinagar, Oct 11 (KNO): Committee for Fixation and Regulation of Fee of Private Schools (FFRC) Wednesday asked Dehli Public School (DPS) Athwajan to charge the tuition fee in two instalments.
The order was issued following complaints by some parents who had alleged that the school managemnt has raised 20 percent tuition fee abruptly in the mid session.
According to an order, a copy of which lies with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), chairperson of the Committee, Justice (Retd), Sunil Hali said, “I find the demand of the parents is genuine as spike of 20 percent will become burden on the parents to pay ln one go.”
He asked the school management to charge the fee in two instalments. “10 percent to be charged in the session 2O23-24 and 10 percent in next session 2O24-25.”
FFRC further said that the complainants’ grievances are that the school has hiked tuition fee abruptly by 20 precent in mid-session.
“So far as the contention of parents regarding Tuition Fee is concerned that there is spike of 20 percent in one go, this contention is not correct,” it said.
FFRC also maintained that the school management has submitted its file on 22 March 2O21 for fixation, but this committee did not take any decision in this regard as a result of which the decision remained pending—(KNO)