Sheila cautions private schools against profiteering motive.New Delhi New Delhi (dĕl`ē), city (1991 pop. 294,149), capital of India and of Delhi state, N central India, on the right bank of the Yamuna River. , April 28 -- Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday warned the representatives of private schools not to run educational institutions as profit making body.
According to sources, Dikshit held a meeting with the representatives of private schools on Tuesday and clearly said them that they would have to follow the circular issued by the Directorate of Education (DoE) and have to take approval of Parents Teachers Association (PTA PTA or parent-teacher association: see parent education. ) before hiking fees. It is pertinent to mention that DoE, in its recent circular on April 16, said that before hiking fees, private schools have to obtain concurrence CONCURRENCE, French law. The equality of rights, or privilege which several persons-have over the same thing; as, for example, the right which two judgment creditors, Whose judgments were rendered at the same time, have to be paid out of the proceeds of real estate bound by them. Dict. de Jur. h.t. of duly elected PTA. "Dikshit came down heavily on the representatives of private schools in the meeting and clearly said them not to make education as profit making business. She told them that they would have to take approval from the PTA before hiking fees from now onwards," added the sources. Dikshit has also reported to have said to the private schools to maintain status quo [Latin, The existing state of things at any given date.] Status quo ante bellum means the state of things before the war. The status quo to be preserved by a preliminary injunction is the last actual, peaceable, uncontested status which preceded the pending controversy. on the issue of fee as there are some schools which had already hiked their fees before the circular regarding approval of PTA for fee hike was issued by the DoE on April 16. Sources revealed that Dikshit had also said the private schools for an undertaking saying that they would fulfil the norms of the circular by next session. Sources added that Dikshit had directed Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely, who was also in the meeting, to look after the issue raised by the private schools.
Representatives of private schools under National Progressive School Council (NPSC NPSC National Physical Science Consortium
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