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Private Schools exploiting Parents will face stern action : Dr. Cheema

December 14, 2016 11:11 AM

Punjab News Express/ S.K.Vyas
JALANDHAR : Punjab Education Minister Dr. Daljeet Singh Cheema today said the Regulatory Authority approved by the State Government to curb the Private Schools receiving schools fees in an arbitrary manner from the parents would start work soon and with this a permanent mechanism would be established to save the parents and wards from exploitation on part of such private educational institutes in the state.

Dr. Cheema, who was here to inaugurate 62nd national School Games (Hockey Competitions Under-19 Boys and Girls), while talking to media, said that each complaint would get hearing within 15 days of receiving and would get complete redressal within 60 days of receiving by the committees authorised at Divisional Level under the Chairmanship of Divisional Commissioners authorised Under this Regulatory Authority. ``If any such complaint would be proved true the fine would be imposed on the concerned private school and keeping the seriousness of the matter in view even such private school would get disqualified of its affiliation, added Dr. Cheema.

Talking about the improvement in performance of school players in the sports arena due to the continuous efforts on Part of the state government Dr. Cheema revealed that during the last national school games the Punjab state stood third in the country and our players doing hard work to get the medal tally better in comparison to the last year. During the inaugural ceremony two minute silence was observed to pay tribute to the teachers who lost their lives in road accident in Fazilka district.

The participating teams of the 27 states of the country conducted marched Passed. Dr. Cheema also distributed sports kits to the players of the government Primary Schools on the occasion to boost their morale. It is pertinent to mention that in these national school games about 938 players from the 27 states of the country are participating.

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