SRINAGAR, SEP 24: Reiterating its commitment of ensuring fee regulation of all the private educational institutions in the state time and again, the government on the ground seems to have failed to take necessary actions towards the high fee structure, leaving parents fuming.
According to reports that a leading school in Srinagar city minted more than two crore in just two days. The admission process was completed in two days and the parents of the kids paid Rs. 90,000 each as admission fee.
The school has in its representation to the government has said, “The fee fixed thus will not enable their institution to maintain academic excellence which is our prime motive and concern.”
A group of parents while talking to Press Trust of Kashmir said that these schools are looting people like a thieves. The educational system of Kashmir has become loot now. Poor child can’t go private schools”.
“Majority of people in Kashmir are from the middle-class background, having an ordinary way of living and earning. High fees burden makes their life more stressful and miserable,” said Asma MBA student.
“We want that our kids should study in Government schools, but there is no quality of education, lack of infrastructure, lack of everything,” said a parent.
Meanwhile over the years the department higher ups have failed to act against such schools thus emboldening the management of the schools to resort to ‘loot’ and ‘plunder’. (PTK)