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                                                 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

                                           Ministry of Human Resource and Development

                                     DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION AND LITERACY

                                     RAJYA SABHA

                                   UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 359

                                  TO BE ANSWERED ON 03.03.2008

                                    Charges in Private Schools .

359.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) whether it is a fact that private recognized schools in Delhi and National Capital Region are selling application forms and prospectus at high prices and are also charging high registration fees; and

(b) what is Government’s policy on such charges and what is the regulatory framework for operation and charging of fees and other costs by private recognized schools in Delhi, NCR and other parts of the country ?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI M.A.A.FATMI)

(a)&(b): The Govt. of NCT of Delhi have not received any complaint about selling of application forms and prospectus at high prices and charging of high registration fees by the private recognized schools in Delhi. The Govt. of NCT of Delhi has issued guidelines on 15.12.1999 regarding charging Registration fee, Admission Fee, Caution Money, Tuition Fee, Annual Charges, earmarked levies, Development Fee etc in respect of all recognized unaided schools. As regards private recognized schools in National Capital Region and other parts of the country, it is for the concerned State Governments to regulate such issues.