Fee hike: Parents form human chain

Fee hike: Parents form human chain.
Haryana Mukesh Tandon Panipat, April 10 Enraged over the hike in fees and annual funds by private schools, parents of students formed a human chain here today.
They gathered under the banner of the Panipat Parents Association at a local market to oppose the private schools’ move.
The parents protested against the fee hike, annual charges, development charges, smart classroom charges and other funds by private schools.
The protesting parents formed a human chain for more than an hour.
Rakesh Chugh, vice-president of the PPA, said all schools were under the state education policy and norms and they were bound to obey norms of the Education Department.
Rohan Goyal, secretary of the PPA, urged parents not to hand over vehicles to teenagers because it was dangerous for children as well as other commuters.
Private schools oppose order to install sewage treatment plants Faridabad: The state Pollution Control Board has directed private schools to install sewage treatment plants (STP) on their premises to prevent water wastage.
No school in the district has such a facility at present, it is revealed.
While the demand of STP in educational institutions was not a new norm under the Pollution Control Act, no school in the city had established one, they claimed.

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