Parents of school-going children will finally be able to take advantage of the 15% fee reduction announced during the pandemic. The Deputy Director of Education’s office has requested that schools not only comply but also submit a compliance report.
Asking the schools to implement the 15 per cent discount announced by the state government in August 2021, the order by Deputy Director of Education, Mumbai, Sandeep Sangave earlier this week said, â€œIf schools have not done so for the academic year 2021-22 as per the Government Resolution (GR) issued last year, then the additional amount should either be refunded or adjusted in the new academic year fee.â€
The order has been sent to all education officers in Mumbaiâ€™s jurisdiction, which include Mumbai city/suburbs, Navi Mumbai,Thane, Raigad and Palghar. All local education officers have been asked to submit a compliance report of the same.
The Maharashtra Rajya Vidyarthi, Palak, Shikshak Mahasangha (Maharashtra State Students’, Parents’, Teachers Federation) has been receiving complaints from parents that most schools have not implemented the fee relaxation announced by the education minister in August 2021.